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. This expertise includes bacterial and fungal testing and both environmental and clinical applications of the investigation as well as asbestos analysis. We have a national presence with six fully AIHA-LAP, LLC (GA – 163063, CO – 192683, NJ – 102747, CA – 218891, AZ – 210229, and VA – 102977) and four PLM (CO – 200860, CA – 201076, AZ – 500097, and VA – 200829) accredited laboratories in Atlanta, Georgia, Denver, Colorado, Pennsauken, New Jersey, Los Angeles, California, Phoenix, Arizona, Fort Lauderdale, Florida and the Washington, D.C. area. These locations allow for excellent coverage of the country in terms of technical laboratory services in addition to being responsive and available for our clients.
Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc.
Experts in Microbiology, Environmental, Indoor Air Quality and Industrial Hygiene Testing and Analysis.
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