Water Monitoring: Environmental Control Solutions

Solution for water monitoring in healthcare facilities

Conveniently bundled package of solutions to limit microbial transmission via water in healthcare facilities. 

  • Microbial controls at critical points for potential transmission of diseases caused by microbial organisms
  • Hemodialysis water control
  • Endoscope disinfection control
  • Legionella detection
 
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Regular control of water in healthcare facilities is necessary to limit the risks posed by water-borne organisms, which can cause severe, even life-threatening infections, particularly in debilitated or immunocompromized populations. This protects patients, saves costs, and ensures your success in compliance and accreditation. There are several critical areas where water can pose a danger, such as sinks, showers, therapy pools, air-conditioning systems, and more. And water isn’t just what comes out of the tap. bioMérieux provides a number of solutions to help you meet your water-monitoring challenges. In addition to microbiological controls for environmental water, we also offer specialized products for controlling hemodialysis water, endoscopes (to ensure proper disinfection) and for legionella detection.

 

Broad range of water control solutions

bioMérieux understands that you have a variety of water control challenges. That’s why we look at those challenges globally and have brought together a range of solutions that can be customized to your needs
 

Microbiological controls

  • Cultivable micro-organisms
  • Enterococci enumeration
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa enumeration
  • Coagulase positive Staphylococci enumeration
  • Anaerobic Sulfite Reducing spore enumeration
  • E. coli & Coliforms simultaneous enumeration
  • E. coli enumeration
  • Coliforms enumeration

Hemodialysis water control 

  • Cultivable aerobic flora

Endoscope Disinfection Control

  • DNP1+ Thiosulfate rinsing solution for quantitative and qualitative analysis
    • Sterile solution
    • Recovery of micro-organisms
    • Neutralization of disinfectant activity
    • No influence on the viability and growth of micro-organisms

(1) DNP Thiosulfate contains Polysorbate 80, Lecithin, Histidin, and Thiosulfate for neutralizing the main disinfectants and particularly Glutaraldehyde and peracetic acid.
 

Legionella: 

Detection, enumeration and identification from any environmental water

  • GVPC Agar
    • recovery of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella species
       
  • SLIDEX® LegionellaSLIDEX® Legionella Kit
    • High performance kit confirms almost 90% of Legionella strains present in environmental waters (L. pneumophila SG1, SG2-15, L. anisa)

 

Beyond water

In healthcare institutions, environmental monitoring and control includes more than water: your air and surfaces also need to be monitored to ensure a safer environment for patients; control costs, particularly due to healthcare associated infections; and meet regulatory requirements with confidence. Be sure to learn about bioMérieux’s other Environmental Control Solutions dedicated to air and surface monitoring.

 
 

Please consult your local bioMérieux representative for product availability in your country

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