For spot-checks to support your Legionella control programme

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Legionnaires test – results in 25 minutes

Signs of Legionnaires and reliable Legionella diagnosis can now be established in the field by yourself on your own site in real time without waiting 10+ days for UKAS lab culturing and results. B & V Chemicals have teamed up with Hydrosense to offer a range of instant self-test tools enabling faster, more frequent spot-testing as part of your wider Legionella control and risk management strategy. 

  • Detects signs of Legionella serogroup 1 (LpSG1)
  • Live bacteria and viable but non-culturable (VBNC)
  • Instant in-field, on-site test
  • No training required
  • Supports your existing UKAS lab programme
  • 25-minute results
  • Up to 100 CFU/L
  • Free App to record results for audit trail
  • Lateral Flow Immunochromatographic Assay (LFICA) technology



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At a glance

  • Immediate signs of Legionella pneumophila Sg1 detected
  • Sensitive down to 100 CFU/L 
  • Ideal for critical healthcare, spa, university, hotel, HM Prison sites where large in-house teams may self-deliver cleaning, disinfection control and asset management
  • For potable water, drinking water and process water application
  • Supports more frequent testing to establish hygiene and reduce risk to human health
  • Choose between;
    - Single Swab Test Strips (Show me in the eShop)
    - Single Syringe Kit x 1 test (Show me in the eShop)

How it works


Legionella test equipment

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How to test for Legionella

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Supply Partners

HuwaSan specialise in the production and distribution of chemicals for water treatment. B & V Chemicals are water treatment supply partners in the UK.