Lab Service

Quantitative detection of bacteria in water samples with same-day results.

Fast

Results within 24 hours

Accurate

Single-cell counting of viable bacteria

Take control of water hygiene

The rqmicro service lab analyses your samples on the rqmicro.COUNT , a revolutionary cartridge-based flow cytometer used to quantify bacteria in water.

Numerous clients including hospitals and hotels already benefit from rqmicro’s rapid testing service. Would you like to know more about applications? Click here.


Our offering

Specific Bacteria Detection

  • Legionella pneumophila SG 1 ( L.p. SG 1) CHF 82.00 

    Specific count of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 in a 250mL drinking water sample; result provided as the number of viable L.p. SG 1 cells per 100mL

  • Legionella pneumophila SG 1-15 ( L.p. SG 1-15)
    CHF 92.00 

    Specific count of Legionella pneumophila serogroups 1 - 15 in a 250mL drinking water sample; result provided as the number of viable L.p. SG 1-15 cells per 100mL

Total Bacteria Detection

  • Total cell count (TCC)
    CHF 39.00 

    Count of all bacteria in a 250mL drinking water sample; result provided as the number of cells per 1mL

  • Intact cell count (ICC)
    CHF 49.00 

    Count of viable (intact) bacteria in a 250mL drinking water sample; result provided as the number of intact cells per 1mL

  • Combo offer (TCC and ICC)
    CHF 69.00 

    Count of total and viable (intact) bacteria in a 250mL drinking water sample; results provided as the number of cells per 1mL

  • Number of samples per order: 4, 8, 12, 20

  • Available only to customers within Switzerland

  • Prices are quoted net (without VAT), for drinking water samples. Please inquire custom quotation for complex matrices (process water, cooling tower water, other industrial waters)

  • Service available on week days with 2 days notice

  • Re-usable shipment boxes

  • CO2-compensated shipment

  • No energy consuming cell cultivation

How to get started
Order test
  • Receive samples bottles by post or pick them up in Schlieren

  • To start, order your test here


Take Samples
Return shipment
  • Send samples to lab using provided return labels

  • Standard shipment: Swiss Overnight Express Moon

Get Results
Partner Labs
Berliner Wasserbetriebe
Berliner Wasserbetriebe

 Berlin, Germany

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Bio-Chemisches Laboratorium
BCL

   Lautrach, Germany

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