Pace Analytical Services Woburn Lab Earns CDC Elite Proficiency Designation

Pace® Woburn earns the highest approval from the CDC for Legionella services

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Pace® Analytical Services, the preferred provider of regulatory testing and analytical laboratory services, announced today that its Woburn, Massachusetts, laboratory has successfully achieved proficiency from the Environmental Legionella Isolation Techniques Evaluation Program (CDC-ELITE), awarded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

This distinguished designation of the Woburn laboratory builds the number of Pace® laboratories across the country that have earned CDC-ELITE status to 10. The program recognizes laboratories that demonstrate exceptional ability to isolate and identify Legionella bacteria, a potentially harmful pathogen that can cause Legionnaires' disease and Pontiac fever.

“Earning this proficiency status signifies our unwavering commitment to provide the most accurate and reliable Legionella testing services available,” noted Rob DeMalo, Pace® Vice President of Operations for Building Sciences. “This documentation of quality brings us closer to our bold mission of ensuring the built environment is safe and healthy for all who enter.”

Pace® is a portfolio company of Leonard Green & Partners and Los Angeles-based Aurora Capital Partners.

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