Ellis Environmental Management Inc.

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Ellis offers surface and air SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) testing

SERVICES OFFERED.  Ellis offers SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus) testing by way of:

  • Indoor air testing using a low flow sampling pump with PTFE filters (37 mm cassette)
  • Surface testing at common horizontal touch points using “PurBlu” specialty swabs.

SARS-CoV-2 transmission can occur by an infected individual’s droplets (> 5um in diameter, travel up to 1 meter) or by droplet nuclei (<5 um in diameter, travel greater than 1 meter).

Droplets (>5um) can occur by coughing, sneezing or talking (close contact-settle quickly).

Aerosol (<5um) can occur by breathing, talking, sneezing (stay in air longer – travel further).

Common means of transmission of SARS-CoV-2 are in enclosed spaces, prolonged exposure and in places of inadequate ventilation.

Air testing for (SARS-CoV-2)

  • Using a low flow sampling pump with PTFE filters (37 mm cassette)
  • Flow rate of 3-5 LPM to achieve >1,000 liters (3-4K preferred)
  • Turnaround time 2-day standard/24-hr rush
  • Samples are analyzed by Method RT-qPCR
  • Samples are shipped to certified labs in Los Angeles and New Jersey.


Call Today: (310) 544-1837 for more information.

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