Guidance

Legionella molecular scheme: current distribution

This external quality assessment scheme (EQA) for Legionella challenges the detection and quantification of Legionella spp. by molecular methods.

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Legionella molecular scheme: request form for distribution LM2

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The legionella molecular scheme includes samples containing a range of different serogroups of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella spp. other than L.pneumophila.

This scheme focuses on raising awareness on the:

  • molecular methods used
  • variations of the molecular methods used which can subsequently highlight differences in PT results obtained
  • limitation of molecular methods available on the market
  • updates in ISO methods
Published 12 May 2017
Last updated 7 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added legionella molecular scheme: request form for distribution LM2.
  2. First published.