Mold, one type of fungus, is different from plants, animals and bacteria. Molds are eukaryotic micro-organisms that are decomposers of dead organic material such as leaves, wood and plants. Spores are too small to see without a microscope.
Bacterial diseases include any type of illness caused by bacteria. Bacteria are a type of microorganism, which are tiny forms of life that can only be seen with a microscope. Other types of microorganisms include viruses, some fungi, and some parasites.
We are pleased to offer assistance to industrial and occupational hygienists, certified mold inspectors, consultants and environmental engineers, in designing sampling strategies and determining suitable types of samples to take for a given investigation.
Bacteria testing can determine the types and numbers (in terms of colony forming units) of bacteria present in a sample. The testing could be focused on a specific type of bacteria, medical bacteria or a broad range of environmental bacteria.
Since bacteria are present in virtually any … [Read More]
Mold testing involves analysis of samples collected from residential and commercial properties. Samples for mold testing include air for either viable or non-viable analysis and surface samples such as swabs, bulk (pieces of material, dust or liquids), tape lift, and contact plates. … [Read More]
Legionella testing typically involves collecting water samples and surface swabs from evaporative cooling basins, shower heads, faucets/taps, and other locations where warm water collects.
Legionella is the cause of legionnaire's disease (or Legionellosis). The risk factors for … [Read More]
Vancouver & Toronto Mold Testing, Bacteria Analysis Laboratory
MBL Inc. is fully accredited by the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) to ISO 17025. That means you're always assured top quality, scientifically strong mold and bacteria testing results. Our in-house team of Microbiologists and mold specialists are happy to recommend the most appropriate testing procedure for your samples or what samples are appropriate for a given type of investigation.
When bacterial or mold test results have to be scientifically defensible, accurate and affordable, businesses all across North American choose Mold & Bacteria Consulting Laboratories (MBL).
If you need the assistance of a certified mold testing company for bacteria or mold testing in Toronto, Vancouver or anywhere else in North America, contact MBL and learn how we can help.