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Patsy Root

Regulatory Affairs Manager, IDEXX Water

Patsy Root has over 12 years’ experience in water microbiology, water-related regulations and environmental laboratory accreditation. She has worked with regulatory agencies worldwide in attaining regulatory approval for IDEXX methods and on large-scale method validation studies with the European Commission and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Alternative Test Protocol (ATP). Ms. Root is a long-time participant in standards development for laboratory accreditation with TNI, Standard Methods and ASHRAE 188. She received an M.S. in biochemistry from the University of Maine.