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Pervinder Singh Johal

Pervinder Singh Johal
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Pervinder Singh Johal MSc CBiol MRSB is the Microbiology and Site Manager at ALS Coventry. With over 20 years of Laboratory operational and technical management of UKAS and DWTS accredited methods in the enironmental sector. Other laboratory management systems include MHRA, ISO 14001, OHSAS 1800. Pervinder in his time as Microbiology operations manager has successfully introduced the following into operations which have included extensive validation data where required - full microbiology automation (first in the UK water market), PCR for Legionella analysis, Cryptosporidium automation and recently MALDI TOF to enhance the service which ALS offers. Pervinder is a Chartered Biologist with membership of the Society of Biology, has membership with the Water Management Society and sits on the expert water and environmental microbiology panel with the Standing Committee of Analysts (SCA) who review and publish updates to microbiology working methods.

ESKAPES: Emerging Pathogens of Concern

Abstract: Emerging pathogens in healthcare settings are a concern due to their antibiotic resistant nature. Historically, the water treatment providers have been concerned with Legionella,...