Legionella Testing



Legionella Testing





What is Legionella Testing?

Legionella Testing covers a variety of tests, controls & procedures, such as:

Legionella Sampling​ from Water Systems Legionella testing to identify if someone has contracted Legionellosis. The most commonly used Legionella Testing laboratory test for diagnosis of Legionellosis is the urinary antigen test, which detects a molecule of the Legionella bacterium in urine. If the patient has pneumonia and the test is positive, then you should consider the patient to have Legionnaires’ disease Legionella Risk Assessments Water Temperature Monitoring Chemical Monitoring from Water Systems What We Can Do

At Wateren Services Limited we can carry out all types of Legionella Testing.

We offer a range of innovative and environmentally friendly Legionella solutions.

This includes a wide range of products and services to provide a full range of technical capabilities and solutions to help and assist in the prevention of Legionella.

These include, but not limited to:


Legionella Water Sampling Legionella Risk Assessments Legionella Monitoring & Maintenance Remedial Works Consultancy Services Innovative Solutions Chemical Supplies What is Legionella?

Legionella bacteria is commonly found in water. The bacteria multiply where temperatures are between 20-45°C and nutrients are available. The bacteria are dormant below 20°C and do not survive above 60°C.

Legionnaires’ disease is a potentially fatal type of pneumonia, contracted by inhaling airborne water droplets containing viable Legionella bacteria. Such droplets can be created, for example, by:

Hot and Cold Water Outlets Cooling Systems Pools Process Water Systems When Legionnaires’ Disease Testing may be required

Listed below are indications of when people should be tested for Legionnaires’ disease:

People with severe pneumonia, especially those requiring intensive care Immunocompromised people with pneumonia symptoms People with a link to a setting with a confirmed source of Legionella or that has been associated with at least one confirmed case of Legionnaires’ disease Someone who has pneumonia symptoms and has travelled away from their home (within 14 days) before the onset of the symptoms Our Objective Improve Water Quality Save Our Clients Money & Energy Minimise Client Risk Provide Total Solution Lead Our Clients To Total Compliance


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