PUZZLED BY LEGIONELLA? HOW TO VALIDATE THE EFFICACY OF YOUR DISINFECTION TECHNOLOGY SEPT 1, 2021
Wednesday, September 1 @ Noon EDT
To evaluate the efficacy of disinfection system against Legionella and waterborne pathogen, it’s important to first establish a baseline. Incorporating these measures both microbiological and chemical help you determine if the disinfection system is achieving the goal pf controlling the pathogen. Too often, people will measure the wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time and unwittingly think that the disinfectant is working when it’s not. For example, is there a role for HPC and validating disinfection efficacy Find out how to overcome and avoid these pitfalls.
Dr. Janet E. Stout, President and Director, Special Pathogens Laboratory
Janet E. Stout, PhD, is president of Special PathogensLaboratory, and research associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh Swanson School of Engineering in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. An infectious disease microbiologist, Dr. Stout is recognized worldwide for more than 30 years of pioneering research in Legionella. Her expertise includes disinfection and control strategies for the prevention of Legionnaires’ disease and other waterborne pathogens.
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