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Water - Legionella (Filtration Methods)

EPTIS factsheet 610575 | Last revision 2023-11-06 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts610575 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts610575

PT provider
PT provider IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd IFM Quality Services Pty Ltd
Based in Australia
Language(s) English
Remarks 3 × freeze dried vials (Sample A, B and C) are each reconstituted to obtain 2500 mL; this volume allows duplicate testing. Available tests: Count (cfu/1000 mL): Legionella pneumophila, Legionella species , Total Legionella , species and serogroup identification of targets. 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. If required, additional sample sets are available for order at a low per sample price (in support of no cost multiple result submissions).
Product groups Water
Testing fields Microbiology
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Waters (synthesized) Legionella pneumophila count All Filtration methods
Legionella species count All Filtration methods
Total Legionella count All Filtration methods
Legionella species and serogroup identification All 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 30 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$550 per round (plus shipping)
Regularly operated Yes (1 round 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