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Leslie Machado

Leslie Machado

LSSU Chemistry Major

PhD in chemistry at Johns Hopkins University

College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences

School of Physical Sciences

Environmental Analysis Laboratory

Brochure of Services/Costs for 2014 (pdf)

Note: Discounts apply when more than 50 samples are submitted for each method. Additional discounts available for client prepared samples. Sample containers provided at no additional cost.

 

Inorganics

 

Instrumentation includes:

  • Agilent 7500a ICP-MS housed in a class 100 clean room
  •    Perkin-Elmer Analyst 300 Atomic Absorption Spectrometer
  • CEM Mars microwave digestor

  • Benchtop HEPA hood systems

 

Analysis

Sample/Size

Price (USD)

Metals by AAS Water / 0.1 L $12.00 / Element
Metals by ICP/MS Solids / l.0 g $100.00
Sample Digestion Solids / 1.0 g (dry) $35.00
Total Mercury  Water / Solid Call for Estimate

 

 

Microscopy

 

 

Instrumentation includes:

  • JEOL JSM 6100 Scanning Electron Microscope

 

Analysis

Sample/Size

Price (USD)

Imaging Call for Quote
Qualitative EDS Elemental Composition Call for Quote

 

 

Wet Chemistry

 

AQ 1

Instrumentation includes:

  • Dionex DX500 Ion Chromatograph

  • Perkin Elmer Lamba 35 Double Beam UV/Vis Spectrophotometer

  • Perkin-Elmer Analyst 300 AA with Flame and Graphite Furnace

  •    Seal Analytical AQ1 - Automated Discrete Analyzer

 

Analysis
Sample/Size
Price (USD)
Anions (F, Cl, Br, NO2, NO3, o-PO4, and SO4) Water/ 0.1 L $25.00
pH or Conductivity Water/ 0.1 L $8.00
Chlorophyll (a,b, & c) Water/ l.0 L $35.00
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen Water/ 0.l L $25.00
ortho-Phosphate (SRP) Water/ 0.2 L $26.00
Total Phosphorus Water/ 0.2 L $25.00
Total Dissolved or Suspended Solids Water/ 0.2 L $10.00
Total coliforrn/E coli (MPN) Water/ 0.l L $18.00
Enterocci (MPN) Water/ 0.l L $18.00

 

 

  
Organics

 

Environmental Analysis

Instrumentation includes:

  • Agilent 6890N Series/5973 Series GC/MS

  • Hewlett-Packard 5890 Series II/5971 Series GC/MS

  •     Agilent 6890 Series GC/FID
  • Archon Purge and Trap & Teledyne Tekmar Velocity XPT Purge

Gas Chromatography

 

Analysis
Sample/Size
Price (USD)
Organics by GC/FID Water / l.0 L $80.00
Organics by GC/MS Water / l.0 L $100.00
Organics by Purge and Trap GC/MS Water / l.0 L $150.00
Sample Extraction Water/Solids Call for Quote
Note: For availble compounds please call.

 

Cyanotoxin

 

Instrumentation includes:

  • Waters 2695 HPLC PDA/Fluorescence

  • Molecular Devices SpertraMax M2e Mircoplate Reader

  • Bio-Tek Instruments FLx 800 Fluorescence Microplate Reader

  • VirTis Benchtop K Lyopholizer

 

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Photo Diode
Array (HPLC/PDA)

 

Analysis
Sample/Size
Price (USD)
Extra-cellular priority
cyanotoxins
Water / 0.5 L $100.00
Total priority cyanotoxins Water / 0.5 L $120.00
Note: Priority toxins include Anatoxin-a, Cylindrospermopsin, and Microcystin RR, LR, LA, YR, and LF.

 

 

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbant Assay (ELISA)

 

Analysis
Sample/Size
Price (USD)
Microcystin Water / 0.0l L $105.00
Cylindrospermopsin Water / 0.0l L $105.00
Saxatoxin Water / 0.0l L $105.00

 

 

Phytoplankton

 

Cyanobacteria Identification/Enumeration

 

Analysis
Sample/Size
Price (USD)
genus level
Water / 0.l L
$100.00

 

 

PCR

 

 

Instrumentation includes:

  • Applied Biosystems StepOne Plus qPCR

  •     Applied Biosystems Thermocycler

qPCR

 

Analysis Sample/Size Price (USD)
Enterococcus
Water / 0.5 L
Call for Quote
Human Bacteroides
Water / 0.5 L
Call for Quote
Note: Detection and quantification of the gastrointestinal bacteria Enterococcus in water samples for microbial source tracking

Impact in the real world...

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold

Rachel Claucherty-Arnold
Environmental Health

What made Rachel's Lake Superior State experience so unique was the practical research she did with top-notch faculty.

"I really enjoyed working with environmental chemistry professor Judy Westrick and biologist Deb Stai," Rachel says. "For my senior project, we evaluated a lab method for cultivating a fungus that causes infections in humans."

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