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Atlanta Laboratory Receives CDC ELITE Certification for Legionella Testing

EMSL Analytical, Inc. recognizes its Atlanta laboratory for receiving CDC ELITE Certification.

Atlanta, GA – WEBWIRE
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Laboratory Locations
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Laboratory Locations

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Atlanta laboratory received CDC ELITE certification for Legionella testing. With the addition of the Atlanta location, EMSL now has 11 CDC ELITE laboratories within its network of facilities across North America.

“EMSL is continually working to increase the number of EMSL labs which are CDC ELITE certified,” said Diane Miskowski, MPH, Legionella Program Manager at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “There has been an increased demand for regional Legionella testing locations across the country. This is a result of the recent passage of ASHRAE 188 for preventing legionellosis in building water systems along with the outbreaks in cities like New York. These events have stressed the importance of having a Legionella Water Safety Plan and validating that plan by doing Legionella testing. EMSL has several labs in the queue for Legionella certification in 2016.”  

Along with Legionella testing, EMSL Atlanta offers testing services for asbestos, food and beverage, indoor air quality (IAQ) and microbiology. EMSL Atlanta is accredited for AIHA EMLAP, AIHA EMPAT for Bacteria and Fungi, A2LA for food testing and NVLAP for Air and Bulk.  

EMSL now offers a Legionella Pocket Guide to provide information about the bacteria and sampling techniques. To request a free copy of this guide, please click here.  

To learn more about Legionella and our testing services, please visit or for service questions, please contact EMSL’s Diane Miskowski, MPH, for expert information at 1-800-220-3675 extension 2528. 

To view a complete list of EMSL’s laboratory locations, accreditations and capabilities, please visit For more information about EMSL’s testing services, please call (800) 220-3675 or email .

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.

EMSL Analytical is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider of environmental, indoor air quality, consumer product and materials testing services and products for professionals and the general public.  The company has an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies. 

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