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Phoenix Legionella Testing Laboratory Receives CDC ELITE Certification

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

Phoenix, AZ – WEBWIRE
EMSL Analytical, Inc. Laboratory Locations
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EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Phoenix, Arizona laboratory received CDC ELITE certification for Legionella testing. There are now 15 CDC ELITE laboratories in EMSL’s network of labs across North America, which is more than any other laboratory in the United States.

“We are very pleased of EMSL Phoenix and our other 14 laboratories for receiving their CDC ELITE certifications,” said Diane Miskowski, MPH, National Legionella Program Manager at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “EMSL is constantly working to increase the number of CDC ELITE certified labs within our laboratory network. The current increase in demand of regional Legionella testing locations across the country 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 additional labs in the queue for Legionella certification in the upcoming year.”

Along with Legionella testing, EMSL Phoenix offers testing services for asbestos, indoor air quality (IAQ) and microbiology. EMSL Phoenix is accredited by NVLAP for bulk asbestos and airborne asbestos analysis. The laboratory is also accredited by AIHA EMLAP and AIHA EMPAT for Fungi. EMSL Phoenix also is accredited by A2LA for Food.

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 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 email  or call (800) 220-3675.

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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