Bioaerosols

Mold, Bacteria, Legionella, Allergens, Endotoxins

 

DCF 1.0

The Wisconsin Occupational Health Laboratory (WOHL) offers a wide range of microbiological testing related to indoor air quality for health agencies, government agencies, industrial hygienists and private citizens. Bioaerosol Unit analyses:

  • Airborne mold and bacterial analysis on media plates collected by Andersen samplers or other agar impaction samplers
  • Airborne mold analysis on MCE filter samples
  • Mold and bacteria analysis on wipe or bulk samples
  • Total spore analysis collected by Zefon Air-O-Cell, Cyclex-d, Micro 5, Allergenco D, Versatrap, Burkard and other spore trap systems
  • Fungal spore analysis collected by tape lifts
  • Direct microscopic examination of bulk and wipe samples
  • Legionella analysis
  • Endotoxins
  • Mold identification to species
  • Bacteria identification
  • Allergens
  • Mycobacterium from cutting fluidsMethicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

We supply media, collection kits, Andersen and Spore trap (total spore) and WallChek samplers to our customers,

To guarantee quality results, a complete Quality Control and Quality Assurance program is maintained. We participate in the Environmental Microbiology Proficiency Analytical Testing (EMPAT) program for environmental isolates and the CDC Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation (ELITE) program. The Bioaerosols laboratory is fully accredited by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).