LA Lab achieves AIHA EMLAP-LAP, LLC Accreditation for Fungi, Bacteria and Legionella
On Jan 20 2016

Aerobiology is proud to announce our Los Angeles, California laboratory has achieved AIHA EMLAP-LAP, LLC accreditation for fungi, bacteria, and Legionella analysis.  Our Los Angeles laboratory holds all major accreditations to assist with your environmental testing needs.  A copy of AIHA EMLAP-LAP, LLC certification can be found on our accreditation page https://www.aerobiology.net/accreditation/

CBS News: New Legionnaires’ Disease Cluster Found In The Bronx
On Sep 29 2015

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York City health officials are monitoring a new cluster of Legionnaires’ disease cases in the Bronx.  FULL ARTICLE: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2015/09/28/morris-park-bronx-legionnaires-disease/

CNN POST: 3 Chicago-area schools closed because of Legionnaires' disease threat
On Sep 24 2015

Three schools in Illinois’ U-46 school district, which covers 11 communities in Cook, DuPage and Kane counties, shut down Wednesday after test results showed “higher than normal levels of Legionella bacteria,”   FULL ARTICLE: http://www.cnn.com/2015/09/23/health/legionnaires-disease-schools-closed/index.html

Medical Scope Makers Cited for Safety Lapses - USA Today
On Aug 19 2015

Federal regulators have found safety violations in the manufacturing practices of all three companies producing a specialized type of medical scope linked to a deadly series of superbug outbreaks.  The FDA has issued warning letters to manufacturers for a list of issues duodenoscopes issues causing infections.  Aerobiology can provide duodenscope testing kits and analysis for Read More

Aerobiology Los Angeles Achieves CDC ELITE Status
On May 11 2015

Aerobiology Los Angeles achieves CDC ELITE Status for the analysis of Legionella samples in water, wipe, bulk and air.  To view our certificate please visit our accreditations page.  By adding this certification all six Aerobiology laboratories hold CDC ELITE Status.

Duodenoscope Testing Offered in Response to CDC Interim Culture Method
On Apr 13 2015

Due to the outbreaks of bacterial infection associated with reprocessed Duodenoscope, CDC has issued an interim surveillance protocol, sampling method and culture method for Duodenoscope after reprocessing. Recent reports relate to CRE (Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriacea) transmission and death associated with persistently contaminated Duodenoscope. CDC and international guidelines recommends surveillance every 4 weeks or annually for all Read More

FDA Announces Outline for Compounding Pharmacies
On Jul 14 2014

July 1st 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued several policy documents regarding compounded drug products for human use, as part of the agency’s continuing effort to implement the compounding provisions of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA), enacted in November 2013.  http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm403507.htm

Aerobiology Awarded Maryland MBE Status
On Jun 20 2014

Aerobiology Laboratory is proud to announce we have been awarded MBE (Minority Business Enterprise) status under the Maryland State requirements.  More specifically:   541380 – MBE Only – Testing Laboratories (Specifically: AIHA-LAP, LLC EMLAP Environmental Microbiology Accredited Laboratory Specializes in Culturable/Non-Culturable Analyses)   The letter confirming our status can be found on our accreditation page.

AEROBIOLOGY'S NEW WEBSITE!
On May 23 2014

We are pleased to release a re-designed website to make navigation and content easier to find.   We have also created a laboratory specific page for each location so you can get to know your lab personally.   We hope you enjoy our new look!