An online e-learning module that discusses the emergence of Legionella as a cause of disease. Explores the history and mode of infection of Legionnaires' disease; Legionella monitoring and water sampling; and laboratory methods for the culture and identification of bacteria. Suitable for anyone with an interest in microbiology; but particularly relevant to those involved in the decontamination of medical devices; environmental sampling; and provision of care to patients including but not limited to nurses; endoscopy technicians; sterile services; and estates personnel.
20/30 Labs are a specialist, UKAS-accredited, microbiology testing laboratory. Established for over 10 years, we offer a full range of microbiological services, including; Hospital Analysis, Medical Device Analysis, Cleanroom Testing and Potable Water Analysis such as Legionella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa testing. We offer training courses to enhance the understanding of key personnel involved in the decontamination of medical devices and those involved or responsible for water quality. We cover aspects such as Basic Microbiology, Aseptic Technique and the testing methods used within the laboratory.