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About the Author:

Ms. Miskowski has more than 40 years’ experience in the areas of Microbiology, Laboratory Management, and Industrial Hygiene with a focus on aerobiology and exposure to pathogens.  She is currently Legionella Subject Matter Expert at EMSL Analytical, Inc., Cinnaminson, NJ.  She may be reached at 800-220-3675 x 2528 or dmiskowski@emsl.com

 

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