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Persister Cells and Differences from Other Cell Types

Persister Cells and Differences from Other Cell Types

Awareness of antibiotic-resistant (AR) bacteria has increased greatly in recent years as the number of AR infections continues to grow. Organizations such as the World …

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Cooling Tower Spring Reboot

It is the time of year where, in many parts of the country, commercial cooling towers that run seasonally are needed to come back online …

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EST Becomes ANAB/ANSI Certified

To Our Friends and Colleagues, Since 1993, EST has provided industry-leading environmental microbiological analyses for the water treatment and healthcare sectors. EST recognized early on …

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Legionella and Covid, Patient on Oxygen

Legionnaires’ Disease in a Post-COVID-19 World

In 2021, regional health departments nationwide  alerted the public of the sudden increase of Legionnaire’s Disease in their local areas, many concentrated in the Northeast …

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Familiar Faces, Familiar Setting & Turning the Page

A couple of weeks ago, a friend sent me a text message asking if it had settled in that 2019 was almost three years ago. …

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COVID-19 and Water Management

Environmental Safety Technologies (EST) would like to take this time to discuss with all of our water treatment and hospital partners about the impact COVID-19 …

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Important Covid–19 Update

Important Covid–19 Update.  The Federal Government announces critical infrastructure sectors that will remain open. Those include our partners in healthcare, food, and water management. We …

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Cooling Tower Start-Up Steps and Processes

Cooling Tower Start-Up This is the time of year that in many parts of the country that seasonal (HVAC) cooling towers are beginning to start …

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Video About Preventing and Treating Legionnaires’ Disease

  The above video and below overview of the video content was provided courtesy of Chicago Tonight / WTTW As lawmakers spar over a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak at …

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Developing a Water Management Program to Reduce Legionella Growth and Spread in Buildings

A Practical Guide to Implementing Industry Standards This toolkit was published by the CDC and posted to their website in June of 2017. Many buildings …

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Announces Expectations for Healthcare Facilities and Surveyors

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES Announces Expectations for Healthcare Facilities and Surveyors DATE: June 02, 2017TO: State Survey Agency DirectorsFROM: Director Survey and Certification Group.  Center for Clinical …

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Legionnaires’ Disease Signs, Symptoms & Facts

The below article was published by The CDC on CDC.gov here. Legionnaires’ (LEE-juh-nares) disease is a very serious type of pneumonia (lung infection) caused by …

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