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Agritech Trade Mission to Brazil

Sporometrics was selected to participate in the Canadian AgriTech Mission to Brazil led by Global Affairs Canada and NRC-IRAP. The Mission has been organized by Global Affairs Canada (GAC) through the Consulate General of Canada in São Paulo and the National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP). The goals are to establish industrial R&D collaboration […]

Mycobacterium chimaera qPCR Test

Background Mycobacterium chimaera (M. chimaera) is a non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) which has been 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.  M. chimaera […]

Legionella pneumophila qPCR Test

Quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) DNA-based method specifically for testing Legionella pneumophila in water samples that has the advantage of much greater sensitivity coupled with the potential to provide results in as little as 24 hrs after submission to the lab. The method involves DNA extraction and DNA testing by quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR). This […]

Don’t import mold!

Importing from overseas? Does your shipment of new products look a little worse for the wear? We can help. Sporometrics has a full range of expertise on testing biological contaminants on imported merchandise, evaluating clean-up strategies and assessing the suitability of merchandise for sale.

Fungi, bacteria & Legionella!

The worst enemy of microbes just got even stronger! Sporometrics expanded our prestigious American Industrial Hygiene Association Laboratory Accreditation Program (AIHA-LAP) accreditation to all fields of testing (FOTs): FUNGI, BACTERIA and LEGIONELLA. We’re the first and only lab in Canada accredited in all fields!

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