Legionella Option

Minimize the risk of infection with Legionella bacteria in spray water.


Clean drinking water is the basic requirement for your healthy crew.


The common and dangerous Pneumonia-like disease is caused by legionella bacteria in spray water.


The Test Kit from CMT has been designed to give a reliable result within minutes after the test.

Legionella is a bacteria which can cause a pneumonia-like disease called “Legionnaires’ Disease”. Infection occurs when the bacteria is inhaled from aerosols of contaminated water. Aerosols can be produced anywhere water is splashed or sprayed but some of the most common sources associated with Legionnaires’ Disease are showers.

The Legionella Field Test is a breakthrough technology from CMT for the rapid detection of Legionella bacteria in marine potable water systems– delivering test results in minutes instead of days. The test kit contains everything required to perform 5 tests – including sample collection containers and disposable pipettes.

    • Optimised for use with hot and cold water systems on-board ships.
    • Simple to use and fast, with no interpretation required.
    • Results are easy to read and obtained within 25 minutes.
    • No chemicals.
    • Immediate understanding and response to the water conditions.
    • Reduce risk of outbreaks and litigation.
    • Increase confidence in your Legionella control.

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Your Benefits

  • Greatly increased repeatability and accuracy (+/- 20 ppm) Differentiation between corrosive and abrasive iron
  • No soot dependence of the test
    allows for most reliable results
  • Fastest onsite wet chemistry test
  • Intuitive usage due to touch screen functionality
  • Large memory for storing data
  • Easy trending thanks to a high solution graphic display
  • Simple USB data transfer to a PC
  • No hazardous chemicals involved

Ordering Information


Legionella Industrial Kit (5)
(Distribution System)
Detection Limit: 100 CFU
Operator Time: < 2 minutes
Development Time:< 35 minutes

Legionella Biofilm Test Kit (5)
(Biofilm Cold Water Storage Tank)
Detection Limit: 200 CFU/ swapped area
Operator Time: < 2 minutes
Development Time: < 35 minutes

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