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Water - Legionella

EPTIS factsheet 610560 | Last revision 2023-11-01 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts610560 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts610560

PT provider
PT provider IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
Based in Australia
Language(s) English
Remarks This program is designed to simulate water samples for Legionella testing. All analyses are available on all samples. 3 rounds per year. 3 × freeze dried vials (Sample A, B and C) are each reconstituted to obtain 100 mL for each round. Available tests: Count (cfu/mL): Plate count 21°C, Plate count 37°C, Legionella pneumophila (SG1, SG2-14), Total Legionella pneumophila , Legionella spp, Total Legionella See the IFM Perpetual Schedule for more information: https://proficiency.ifmqs.com.au/dropbox/information/PT_Microbiology_Perpetual_Schedule.xlsx Laboratories may request multiple result submissions at no additional cost. This will ensure that all analysts and methods can be compared, giving a laboratory-wide picture of proficiency.
Product groups Water
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Waters (synthesized) Plate count 21°C All Culture methods
Plate count 37°C All Culture methods
Total Legionella count All Culture methods
Legionella species count All Culture methods
Total Legionella pneumophila count All Culture methods
Legionella pneumophila (SG1, SG2-14) count All Culture methods
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants All laboratories undertaking Legionella testing of water handling systems and environmental systems
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants 50+ per round
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee AUD$580 per round (plus shipping)
Regularly operated Yes (3 rounds per year)
Year of first operation 1997
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
P.O.Box 877, Unit 4/58 Stennett Road
2565 Ingleburn NSW

Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Fax: n/a
Web: http://www.ifmqs.com.au http://www.ifmqs.com.au
IFM Team
Phone: +61 2 9618 3311
Email: Support@ifmqs.com.au Support@ifmqs.com.au
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Australia, Ms Luminita Antin. Ms Luminita Antin.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5