Guidance

Legionella scheme: sample instruction sheets and video

This external quality assessment (EQA) scheme is for laboratories that examine waters for Legionella spp.

Documents

Legionella isolation scheme: sample instruction sheet (French)

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Legionella isolation scheme: sample instruction sheet (German)

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Legionella isolation scheme: sample instruction sheet (Italian)

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Legionella isolation scheme: sample instruction sheet (Portuguese)

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Legionella isolation scheme: sample instruction sheet (Spanish)

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Details

Legionella scheme sample instruction video

The legionella isolation 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:

  • in limitation of molecular methods available on the market
  • of updates in ISO methods

For further information please contact us at:

Food and environmental proficiency testing unit (FEPTU)

Public Health England
61 Colindale Avenue
London
NW9 5EQ

Published 19 April 2014
Last updated 5 May 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated legionella isolation scheme: sample instruction sheet for molecular method.
  2. Added molecular method details and Legionella isolation scheme: sample instruction sheet for molecular method (English).
  3. Sample instruction video added.
  4. The Legionella isolation scheme: sample instruction sheet (English) has been updated.
  5. First published.