Aerobiology is pleased to announce the addition of Yamile Echemendia as our Fort Lauderdale, FL Technical Manager. Yamile joins us with 15 plus years of experience in plant and environmental microbiology. She has a diverse background in microbiology, extensive technical expertise and provides the exceptional customer service that Aerobiology is known for in the industry. Please find a short bio for Yamile below. We encourage everyone to stop by our new laboratory to meet her.

Yamile has over 15 years of experience in the field of microbiology. She earned her B.S. in Microbiology in 1999 and was involved in conducting scientific research on antifungal drug testing and plant pathology before entering the field of environmental microbiology in 2003. Since then, she has been involved in all aspects of fungi and bacteria identification, including the isolation and identification of Legionella species, clinical pathogens, analyzing spore trap and direct microscopic samples, and the analysis of USP 797 samples. She has both broad and detailed knowledge in all aspects of laboratory operations, and quality control, having completed many audits from agencies like the American Industrial Hygiene Association. Yamile’s enthusiasm and technical expertise will bring strength and depth to our Fort Lauderdale lab and will be an immense resource for all of our client’s needs.

Yamile can be reached at yamile.echemendia@aerobiology.net

ABOUT AEROBIOLOGY

Aerobiology Laboratory Associates, Inc. is a woman-owned AIHA EMLAP accredited environmental microbiology laboratory with locations in the Washington, D.C. area, Atlanta, Georgia, Denver, Colorado, and Phoenix, Arizona, Huntington Beach, CA, Pennsauken, New Jersey and Ft. Lauderdale, FL (FL location currently in the process of applying for AIHA accreditation). Aerobiology specializes in the analyses of bacteria associated with Healthcare Associated Infections (HAI), Legionella, USP 797 compliance samples, allergens, asbestos, yeasts and mold, pollen, and soot from wildfires. Aerobiology offers product validation and research/development assistance. Established in 1997 to meet the specific needs of indoor air quality specialists and industrial hygienists, Aerobiology prides itself by providing high quality, responsive, and cost effective environmental microbiology laboratory services. Aerobiology measures its success by the success of its customers; therefore, Aerobiology’s dedication to quality service, quick and accurate delivery of results, and consultative support by experienced experts is paramount.

Aerobiology holds accreditations from AIHA, NVLAP, CDC Elite and other accreditation programs.  For more information regarding services, visit www.aerobiology.net, call (877) 648-9150 to speak to Suzanne Blevins, Laboratory Director, or email suzanne@aerobiology.net