Microbial group/s: Bacteria
Total number of strains: Not specified
Taxa (number of strains):
Isolation source/Origin : Environmental origin: cooling towers, drinking water, swimming pools, waste water, surface water…
Preservation method: Lyophilized
Information management: -
Information available about identification of L. pneumophila species and serogroup.
External users: Management of isolated strains.
Internal users: Sale of lyophilized material with information on the origin of the sample.
Legionella, water, environmental diagnosis
Summary: Laboratory of environmental diagnosis, particularly, in the case of Legionella, accredited for culture isolation, detection and quantification by PCR.
UNE-EN ISO 9001: Quality Management Systems. Requirements.
Accreditation under the UNE-EN ISO / IEC 17025 standard according to the corresponding technical annex (currently UNE-EN ISO 11731: 2017, previous version of the standard in the period of isolation of the samples) for drinking, residual, continental, marine waters, water from cooling towers and solids; and Legionella pneumophila serogrouping by latex agglutination (internal procedure).