Water Quality Analysis

Aerobiology Laboratory provides comprehensive water testing services for the detection of waterborne pathogens. Our services include cultures for the detection of Legionella species, hospital waterborne pathogens such as Legionella, Pseudomonas, Mycobacterium, Acinetobacter, Heterotrophic Plate Count (HPC), E. coli, fecal coliforms, Enterococcus, sulfate-reducing environmental microbiology accredited laboratory by AIHA-LAP, LLC. bacteria, nitrifying bacteria, and iron bacteria. Our experienced staff can assist in developing a comprehensive water testing program. Aerobiology is a CDC ELITE certified laboratory and an environmental microbiology accredited laboratory by AIHA-LAP, LLC.

Download Potability Collection Sheet Download Drinking Water Chain of custody
Legionella Testing Information Legionella Chain of custody
NYS ELAP Water Chain of custody CDC Procedures for the Recovery of Legionella from the Environment
NY Water Sampling FAQ Sheet

HELPFUL TIP: Working on a water management program (WMP) and don’t know where to being? The CDC has created a helpful guide to walk you through the process of setting up and maintaining your WMP, you can find it here.

Test CodeTest Code NameTurnaround Time
1003Water, Total Bacterial Count Without/IDs, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
1007Water, Bacterial Count w/ Full Genus ID, TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
1007.1Water, Product Control, Bacteria Positive Spike2-3 Day
1007.2Water, Concentration Method, Bacterial Count w/ Full Genus ID, TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
1009Water, Total Anaerobic Count with Genus ID, TAT 3-5 Day3-5 Days
1010Water, Potable, E.coli/total coliforms Colisure (P/A), TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
1010.2Water, Potable, E.coli/total coliforms Colisure (P/A), NY TAT 48 Hour48 Hour
1010.4Water, Non-Potable, E.coli/total coliforms Colisure (P/A), NY TAT 48 Hour48 Hour
1011Water, Non-Potable, E.coli/total coliforms Colisure (P/A) - TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
1014Water, Free Chlorine via DPD, TAT 24 Hour2 Hour
1015Water, Legionella Analysis, CDC Method (Includes Serogroup 1 and 2-15), 250 mL, TAT 7-10 Day7-12 Days
1015.1Water, Potable, Legionella Analysis, ISO 11731:1998, 1 Liter, TAT 10-12 Day10-12 Days
1015.2Water, Non-Potable, Legionella Analysis, ISO 11731:1998, 1 Liter, TAT 10-12 Day10-12 Days
1015.3Water, Non-Potable, Legionella analysis by filteration and Acid treatment, TAT 10-12 Day10-12 Days
1015.4Water, Legionella pneumophila Detection, Legiolert (Quanti-Tray), TAT 7-107-12 Days
1015.5Water, Non-Potable, Legionella Analysis, ISO 11731:1998, 250 mL, TAT 10-12 Day10-12 Days
1015.6Water, Potable, Legionella Analysis, ISO 11731:1998, 250 mL, TAT 10-12 Day10-12 Days
1015.7Water, Legionella Analysis, CDC Method (Includes Serogroup 1 and 2-15),1 liter, TAT 7-10 Day7-12 Days
1027Water, Total Fungal Count Without/IDs, TAT 5-7 Day5-7 Days
1029Water, Sewage Screen (E.coli/fecal coliforms, Enterococcus), TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
1029.1Water, Potable, Sewage screen, E.coli/fecal coliforms (P/A), TAT 24-48 hrs24 Hour
1032Water, Fungal Count w/Complete Genus ID - TAT 5-7 Days5-7 Days
1052Water, Qualitative Direct Microscopic Exam - TAT 3-5 Days3-5 Days
1052Water, Qualitative Direct Microscopic Exam - TAT 24 hr24 Hour
1052Water, Qualitative Direct Microscopic Exam - TAT Same DaySame Day
1052Water, Qualitative Direct Microscopic Exam - TAT 4 hr4 Hour
1070Water, Nitrifying Bacteria (BART Kit) P/A, TAT 5 Days5-7 Days
1070.3Water, Biofilm-Associated Direct Microscopic Exam
1071Water, Iron-Related Bacteria (BART Kit), TAT 8 Days8 Days
1072Water, Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria (BART Kit), TAT 8 Days8 Days
1073Water, Biofilm-Associated Bacteria (BART Kit) P/A, TAT 8 Days8 Days
1073.1Water, Biofilm-Associated (BART-Kit), TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
1073.2Water, Biofilm-Associated Fungal Culture5-7 Days
1073.3Water, Biofilm-Associated (BART-Kit), Direct Microscopic Exam, 2-3 Day2-3 Day
1076Water, Acid-Producing Bacteria (BART Kit) P/A, TAT 8 Days8 Days
1077Water, Fluorescent Pseudomonads (BART Kit) P/A, TAT 8 Days8 Days
1078Water, De-nitrifying Bacteria (BART Kit) P/A, TAT 4 Days3-5 Days
1079Water, Filamentous Iron Bacteria (Direct Microscopic), TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
1080Water, Spore Strip Sterility Testing2-3 Day
1080.4Water, Biological Indicator, Positive Sample Confirmation (35c- 55c), TAT 3-5 Day3-5 Days
1081Water, MIC Kit 5 (ANA/APB/IRB/LNB/SRB) Quantitative, TAT 15 Days15 Days
1095Water, Cryptococcus & Fungal Count w/ Full Genus ID - TAT 5-7 Days5-7 Days
1095Water, Cryptococcus and Fungal Count w/ Full Genus ID
1096Water, Nontuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) Culture with decontamination protocol, TAT 6 Weeks6 Weeks
1096Water, Mycobacterium (NTM) Culture - TAT 6 Weeks6 Weeks
1124Water, MRSA & Total Bacterial Count w/ID's3 Days
1129Water, Culture Full Fungal Speciation2-3 Weeks
1130Water, Culture Full Bacteria Speciation, TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
1130.1Water, Culture Full Bacteria Speciation, TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
1130.2Water, Target Bacterial Clinical Pathogen w/Speciation (2 species), TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
1130.3Water, Target Bacterial Clinical Pathogen w/Speciation (3 species), TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
1130.4Water, CMS Bacterial Pathogen Profile, TAT 3-7 Days, 6 weeks5-7 Days
1138.1Water, Acinetobacter species Culture Analysis
1200R2A Plate Count
1515Water, Potable, 1 liter, CDC Method, Legionella pneumophila (Includes 1, 2-15) Serogrouping and non-pneumophila Speciation, TAT 10-12 Day10-12 Days
1516Water, Non-Potable, 1 liter, CDC Method, Legionella pneumophila (Includes 1, 2-15) Serogrouping and non-pneumophila Speciation, TAT 10-12 Day10-12 Days
2000Water, Target Bacteria with 1 species ID3-5 Days
2008Water Total Fungal Count w/ID and Aspergillus Speciation
2010Water, Q-Tray-MPN, E. coli/coliforms, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
2011Water, Quantitative E. coli / Total coliforms (Non-Potable)2-3 Day
2012Water, Sewage Screen (E.coli/fecal coliforms, Enterococcus), TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
2013Water, Quantitative Enterococcus (Non-Potable)2-3 Day
2015Water, Legionella qPCR, TAT 3 Day3 Days
2015.1Water, Legionella qPCR, TAT Same DaySame Day
2015.2Water, Legionella qPCR, TAT 24 Hours24 Hour
2016Water, Culture, Duodenoscope, Combined Brush/Swab/DI Water flush/DE Broth sample, No Growth, TAT 5-7 Days5-7 Days
2016.1Water, Negative Control, Internal, Combined DI Water/DE Broth, TAT 3-5 Days3-5 Days
2016.2Water, Duodenoscope, Positive Control, Internal, Combined DI Water/DE Broth, TAT 3 Day3 Day
2016.3Water, Culture, Duodenoscope, Combined Brush/Swab/DI Water flush/DE Broth sample, Low Concern bacteria, Full Speciation, TAT 3 Days3 Day
2016.4Water, Culture, Duodenoscope, Combined Brush/Swab/DI Water flush/DE Broth sample, High Concern bacteria, Full Speciation, TAT 3 Days5-7 Days
2019Water, Total Fungal Count w/ID (37°C), TAT 7-10 Day
2037Water, Bacterial Count w/ID (37°C), Hospital Profile, TAT 3-5 Day3-5 Days
2046Water, Culture, Acanthamoeba, Presence/Absence, TAT 10-12 Days10-12 Days
2051Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP)2-3 Day
2055Water, Potable, Heterotrophic Plate Count SimPlate Method, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
2056Water, Potable, Heterotrophic Plate Count with dilution, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
2056.10Water, Non-Potable, Heterotrophic Plate Count SM 9215: SOP 2.5 B Accreditation, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
2056.1Water, Non-Potable, Heterotrophic Plate Count with Dilutions, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
2056.2Water, Dental, Heterotrophic Plate Count with Dilutions, TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
2056.3Water, Potable/Non-Potable Heterotrophic Plate Count, Membrane Filter Method, TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
2056.5Water, Potable/Non-Potable Anaerobic Plate Count with Dilutions, TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
2056.7Water, Potable, Heterotrophic Plate Count, NY TAT 2-3 Days2-3 Day
2056.9Water, Potable, Heterotrophic Plate Count SM 9215: SOP 2.5 B Accreditation, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
2078Water, Slime-forming Bacteria (BART Kit) P/A, TAT 8 Day8 Days
2126Water, Total Fungal Count w/ID (25°C), Hospital Profile, TAT 7-10 Day7-12 Days
2127Water, Total Fungal Count w/ID (37°C), Hospital Profile, TAT 7-10 Day7-12 Days
2128Water, Total Fungal Count w/ID (45°C), Hospital Profile, TAT 7-10 Day7-12 Days
2218Water, Full Analysis Panel to AAMI Standards, TAT Routine
2218.10Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Lead, TAT Routine
2218.1Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Aluminum, TAT Routine
2218.11Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Magnesium, TAT Routine
2218.12Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Mercury, TAT Routine
2218.13Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Nitrate, TAT Routine
2218.14Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Potassium, TAT Routine
2218.15Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Selenium, TAT Routine
2218.16Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Silver, TAT Routine
2218.17Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Thallium, TAT Routine
2218.18Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Zinc, TAT Routine
2218.2Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Antimony, TAT Routine
2218.3Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Arsenic, TAT Routine
2218.4Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Barium, TAT Routine
2218.5Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Beryllium, TAT Routine
2218.6Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Cadmium, TAT Routine
2218.7Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Chromium, TAT Routine
2218.8Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Copper, TAT Routine
2218.9Water, Analysis to AAMI Standards, Fluoride, TAT Routine
2219Water, AAMI Dialysate Assay Full Panel, TAT Routine
2219.1Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Aluminum, TAT Routine
2219.10Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Magnesium, TAT Routine
2219.11Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Mercury, TAT Routine
2219.12Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Nitrate, TAT Routine
2219.13Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Potassium, TAT Routine
2219.14Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Selenium, TAT Routine
2219.15Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Silver, TAT Routine
2219.16Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Sodium, TAT Routine
2219.17Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Thallium, TAT Routine
2219.18Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Zinc, TAT Routine
2219.2Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Antimony, TAT Routine
2219.3Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Arsenic, TAT Routine
2219.4Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Barium, TAT Routine
2219.5Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Beryllium, TAT Routine
2219.6Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Cadmium, TAT Routine
2219.6Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Chromium, TAT Routine
2219.7Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Copper, TAT Routine
2219.8Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Fluoride, TAT Routine
2219.9Water, AAMI Dialysate Fluid, Lead, TAT Routine
2230Water, Endotoxin, TAT 5-7 Day5-7 Days
2508Water, Coupon, Total Bacterial Count with Identification3-5 Days
2510Water, Coupon, Control, Total Bacterial Count with Identification3-5 Days
2511Water, Coupon, Control, Total Fungal Count with ID and Aspergillus speciation5-7 Days
2533Water, Coupon, Total Fungal Count with ID and Aspergillus speciation5-7 Days
3011Water, Non-Potable, E.coli/total coliforms, P/A, Heart Perfusion, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
3056Water, Heterotrophic Plate Count with Dilutions, Heart Perfusion, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
3080Water, USP, Sterility Testing, TAT 48 Hour48 Hour
3080.1Water, USP, Sterility Check for Bacti/Fungi, Small Volume, TAT 14 Day14 Day
3080.2Water, USP, Positive Sterility Subculture Fee, TAT 3-5 Day3-5 Days
3080.3Water, Sterility Check, Large Volume2-3 Day
3080.4Water, USP, Positive Identification Bag, Bacterial and Fungal , TAT 5-10 Day5-10 Days
3080.5Water, USP, Bacteria Sterility Check, Large Volume, TAT 14 Day14 Day
3096Water, Culture, Mycobacterium (NTM), TAT 7 Week6 Weeks
5017Water, Sewage screen, fecal coliforms ONLY (P/A), TAT 24-48 hrs24 Hour
5031Water, Bacteria, Total Aerobic Count, TAT 2-3Day2-3 Day
5033Water, Total Anaerobic Plate Count, TAT 3-5 Day3-5 Days
6009Water, Culture, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
6009.1Water, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Pseudolert P/A, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
6009.2Water, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Q-Tray-MPN, TAT 2-3 Day2-3 Day
6009.3Water, Potable, Culture, Pseudomonas Speciation including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, TAT 5-7 Day5-7 Days
6009.4Water, Non-Potable, Culture, Pseudomonas Speciation including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, TAT 5-7 Day5-7 Days
6009.5Water, Non-Potable, Culture, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, TAT 3-5 Day3-5 Days
Contact LabWater, Thermophilic Actinomycetes Fungal Cnt w/ Full Genus ID2-3 Weeks

To learn more about testing and our related services please request information using the form here or call us at (877) 648-9150. Thank you!

Contact Aerobiology Today for More Information

US Headquarters

  • 43760 Trade Center Place
    Suite 100
    Dulles, Virginia 20166

    (877) 648-9150

    (877) 598-0946

    info@aerobiology.net