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EMSL Ann Arbor Lab is Now AIHA LAP, LLC. EMLAP Accredited for Legionella Testing

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is proud to announce that its Ann Arbor laboratory is now EMLAP accredited for Legionella Testing.

Plymouth, MI – WEBWIRE

EMSL Analytical, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Ann Arbor, Michigan laboratory is accredited for Legionella analysis by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA-LAP, LLC) Environmental Microbiology Laboratory Accreditation Program (EMLAP). EMSL is the first testing laboratory in the state of Michigan to offer AIHA accredited Legionella testing services. To earn this accreditation, the laboratory successfully completed on-site evaluation in accordance with ISO 17025 compliance.

In addition, EMSL Ann Arbor has already earned its Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation Program (CDC ELITE) proficiency for Legionella analysis. Currently, EMSL is the leading Legionella testing laboratory with 21 CDC ELITE accredited locations throughout the United States and Canada.

“We are proud of our Ann Arbor laboratory’s efforts to achieve this AIHA accreditation for Legionella testing,” said Christopher Goulah, Ph.D., Legionella Technical Manager at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “Our microbiology laboratories company-wide are consistently working to add new qualifications in order to better assist our clients. Our laboratories are equipped to handle Legionella samples no matter how small or large the project.”

The laboratory also offers asbestos, microbiology and indoor air quality testing services. EMSL Ann Arbor is accredited by AIHA EMLAP for not only Legionella analysis but for mold testing of air, bulk and surface samples by direct examination. The laboratory is an AIHA EMPAT participant for mold analysis.EMSL Ann Arbor is AIHA-LAP, LLC accredited for testing of environmental microbiology under EMLAP. In addition, EMSL Michigan is accredited by NVLAP for bulk and airborne asbestos analysis.

To learn more about Legionella and our testing services, please visit EMSL also supplies free Legionella pocket guides, which provides valuable information about the bacteria as well as sampling techniques. To request a free copy, please click here. For service questions, please contact EMSL’s Christopher Goulah, Ph.D., for expert information at 716-989-5138.

EMSL Ann Arbor is located at 15111 Northville Rd, Plymouth, MI, 48170 and can be reached directly at (734) 668-6810. For more information about EMSL’s testing services, accreditations and laboratory locations, please visit

About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical is one of the leading testing laboratories with 46 locations throughout the United States and Canada. EMSL is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider specializing in fast laboratory results for mold, bacteria, Legionella, USP 797, pathogens, asbestos, lead, soot, char & ash from fires, VOC’s, odors, radon, formaldehyde, indoor air quality, microbiology, environmental, industrial hygiene, radiological, food, beverage & consumer products and material testing services for the identification of unknown substances. EMSL services both professionals and the general public. EMSL maintains an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies including, but not limited to A2LA, AIHA LAP, LLC. (AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP), NVLAP, CDC ELITE, CPSC, CA ELAP, NY ELAP, TX DOH, NJDEP and multiple other state accrediting agencies. Please visit our website at for a complete listing of accreditations. In addition, EMSL carries a wide range of Sampling Equipment and Investigative Products for environmental professionals.

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