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Coronavirus Environmental Testing

COVID Surface Testing in Australia (and elsewhere) is used to monitor for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in order to be able to immediately deploy deep cleaning, sanitation, or other cleaning measures to protect the health and safety of staff or customers within their environment. 

Test your facility - reassure your clients and customers

Environmental monitoring is the proactive approach to reassure your customers and clients that your business is making every effort to ensure their safety.  We come to you and use qPCR swabs to detect the SARS-CoV-2 residue.  This is done by swabbing hard surfaces like door handles, computer keyboards, chairs and benches, and other high-touch surfaces.  We can rapidly swab and get results in our lab in under 2 hrs for urgent jobs.


  • Perform biosurveillance for COVID-19 exposure within facilities
  • Monitor the success of your existing disinfection and cleaning efforts
  • Clear buildings post-exposure
  • Reassure your clients, staff, and customers that you have an effective coronavirus program in place

Inspire confidence as you re-open

We've written peer-reviewed papers on the subject of coronavirus contamination of surfaces and you can read about this here:

  • JONES, C.L. (2020). COVID-Safe Awareness and Implications for Environmental Surface Testing in Australia. International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology (IJRASET), Volume 8, Issue V, Page No: 1234-1245, ISSN : 2321-9653,

  • JONES, C.L. (2020). Environmental Surface Contamination with SARS-CoV-2 - A Short Review. Journal of Human Virology & Retrovirology. 8(1): 15-19.

But don't just take our word for it...

Breaking research published in Nature on 29th July 2020 demonstrates proof that environmental surface and air contamination is real.  Swab surface samples from a windowsill were able to cause SARS-CoV-2 viral infection in cell culture.  This is proof of the risks from fomite transmission.

Santarpia, J.L., Rivera, D.N., Herrera, V.L. et al. Aerosol and surface contamination of SARS-CoV-2 observed in quarantine and isolation care. Sci Rep 10, 12732 (2020). 

Our PCR Kits have all been validated...

Read about this after watching some of the videos below...

Watch how we do this:

Did you know that if a surface fails, this predicts with a 10-fold accuracy that there is one or more asymptomatic or presymptomatic persons in your workplace.  Who are they - that's the problem, these people are invisible.  But, surface testing for the coronavirus is being used for sentinel monitoring.  This can help you by narrowing down the problem areas or 'hotspots'.  Find out more about how this can help you and your staff.

 Or watch a longer presentation here:

COVID Surface Testing Australia

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How much does this cost...

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