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SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 virus) Analysis

Sporometrics is proud to offer analysis services by RT-PCR for SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19. The purpose of this analysis is to support our clients by providing confidence in the effectiveness of decontamination activities and minimize exposure risk during this challenging period.

Sporometrics receives Drug Establishment Licence

In 2017, Sporometrics was issued a Drug Establishment License (DEL) by Health Canada, in accordance to the Food and Drugs Act and Regulations (Division 1). The license enables us to test pharmaceutical products including hard surface disinfectants and hand sanitizers. Health Canada conducts periodic inspections of our facility and operations to ensure our adherence with […]

Accreditation for qPCR

Sporometrics is now accredited for Molecular methods! We are pleased to announce accreditation for two new qPCR methods: Legionella pneumophila by qPCR and Mycobacterium chimaera by qPCR. Molecular methods represent the state of the art in microbiological forensic analysis and can provide results much faster than traditional methods. This accreditation represents the single most comprehensive […]

Spornado Crop Sampler

With the growing season approaching, Sporometrics is once again partnering with Eugenia Banks – with support of the Ontario Potato Board, as well as two other groups of Ontario-based agricultural researchers, to tackle the dreaded potato late blight disease in  fields across Ontario. After the resounding success and feedback from use of the Spornado over […]

Mycobacterium chimaera qPCR [MC]

Background Mycobacterium chimaera (M. chimaera) is a non-tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM) implicated as a causative agent of a small number of infections post-surgery. NTM are common inhabitants of the environment and have been cultured from water, soil, and animal sources worldwide. They are known to be opportunistic pathogens, mostly affecting the immunocompromised or immunodeficient.

Sample Reception

Laboratory and office hours:
Mon-Fri 08:30 to 17:00
Sat 10:00 to 16:00
3pm cut-off for same-day results