Aerobiology will be closed on Saturday, May 26th and Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Please contact your Client Manager if you have any questions. Have a safe and wonderful holiday!
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. is a woman-owned, privately held environmental testing laboratory with expertise in microbiology and asbestos testing. Our laboratory celebrates 20 years in 2017, and our expertise in the microbial testing aspects of indoor air quality has evolved and continues to help shape the indoor air quality industry. We have a national presence with seven fully accredited AIHA-LAP, LLC and four PLM > accredited laboratories in:
Aerobiology is committed to providing the highest quality client support, our knowledgeable Account Managers, Client Managers and laboratory staff all contribute to this promise. Our seven locations allow for excellent coverage of the country to provide technical laboratory services, our technical management staff at Aerobiology brings over a hundred years of expertise in assisting our clients in developing a defensible and technical approach to building related investigations, in-depth microbiology support of data, product development/challenges and asbestos building related material analyses. We encourage and look forward to our clients developing a dialog with the technical staff at Aerobiology.
On July 15, 2017
In mid-June, a Legionnaires‘ disease outbreak in the Lenox Hill area in NY lead to the unfortunate death of someone in their 90’s and multiple people being hospitalized. At the time of this outbreak Health Commissioner, Dr. Mary Bassett indicated that the department identified an increase and cluster of Legionnaires‘ disease within a half kilometer Read More
On June 29, 2017
In early June 2017, the Department of Health & Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a memo which gave a summary of the state of Legionella and how it is affecting health-care facilities. Requirement to Reduce Legionella Risk in Healthcare Facility Water Systems to Prevent Cases and Outbreaks of Legionnaires’ Disease Read More
On April 12, 2017
A high school in Chester County, PA notified the students and parents of its school in April that regular tests of their hot water system tested positive for Legionella. “We are notifying you that during routine testing of the hot water systems at Kennett High School, a positive test result for Legionella bacteria was confirmed.” Read More
On March 18, 2017
Over the past few months, two nursing homes in Pennsylvania run by Kane Regional have tested positive for Legionella. The Kane McKeesport with 270 Residents tested positive last year and Glen Hazel with approximately 200 residents this year. Legionnaires’ Disease can lead to pneumonia and can be fatal to people with weak immune systems. With Read More
On March 7, 2017
In September 2015 the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) had to suspend their transplant program for six days, as they dealt with a mold outbreak. This mold outbreak has lead to the deaths of many critical patients who had just received organ transplants. An investigation by the Center for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Read More