Specific identification and quantification of Legionella spp.
and Legionella pneumophila in effluent samples


Item Number: 01130025

Lab analysis: detection of Legionella in wastewater samples

Quantification of Legionella spp. and Legionella pneumophila in discharges of WWTP using VIT® gene probe technology.

Qualitative or quantitative detection?
Absolute quantification

Which requirements are important?
Wastewater samples

  • Sample material: samples from wastewater treatment plant discharges, minimum 200 ml 

Please request information regarding sampling and shipment of samples.

This service is also available as serviceplus.


Additional services available for detection of pathogens in wastewater:
Rapid quantification of Clostridium perfringens
Quantitative analysis of E. coli
Detection of Salmonella in wastewater samples

Your Advantages

  • high speed analysis

  • detection of the whole genus Legionella

  • additionally specific detection of L. pnuemophila

  • quantification

  • only living bacteria will be detected

  • highest specificity

  • applied for the prevention of disturbances