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PUZZLED BY LABORATORY ISOLATION OF NTM? December 9

PUZZLED BY LABORATORY ISOLATION OF NTM? December 9

Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) are an increasingly frequent cause of pulmonary disease, particularly in individuals with predisposing conditions such as cystic fibrosis. Find out why NTM a waterborne pathogen of growing concern. Learn about a new method for recovery of NTM from water samples, resulting in a highly simplified culture method and an increased yield of NTM.

PUZZLED BY LABORATORY ISOLATION OF NTM? December 9

Puzzled by Legionella Wednesday Webinar, October 28

Not sure if you should use qPCR, the rapid molecular test used to detect Legionella? Is this the right test for you? Confused about false positives? Learn about the differences between Legionella culture, the gold standard, and qPCR. Get the pros and cons for both tests so you can determine what test is best for you

PUZZLED BY LABORATORY ISOLATION OF NTM? December 9

Puzzled by Legionella Wednesday Webinar, September 2

If you’ve got 20 minutes and want answers, sign up for our free Puzzled by Legionella? Wednesday Webinar series. Held on Wednesdays at noon EDT and delivered by Special Pathogens Laboratory’s multidisciplinary team, we discuss timely topics regarding Legionella...
PUZZLED BY LABORATORY ISOLATION OF NTM? December 9

Puzzled by Legionella Wednesday Webinar, July 22

If you’ve got 20 minutes and want answers, sign up for our free Puzzled by Legionella? Wednesday Webinar series. Held every other week at noon EDT and delivered by Special Pathogens Laboratory’s multidisciplinary team, we discuss timely topics regarding...
PUZZLED BY LABORATORY ISOLATION OF NTM? December 9

Puzzled by Legionella Wednesday Webinar, July 8

If you’ve got 20 minutes and want answers, sign up for our free Puzzled by Legionella? Wednesday Webinar series. Held every other week at noon EDT and delivered by Special Pathogens Laboratory’s multidisciplinary team, we discuss timely topics regarding...
PUZZLED BY LABORATORY ISOLATION OF NTM? December 9

Puzzled by Legionella Wednesday Webinar, June 10

If you’ve got 20 minutes and want answers, sign up for our free Puzzled by Legionella? Wednesday Webinar series. Held every other week at noon EDT and delivered by Special Pathogens Laboratory’s multidisciplinary team, we discuss timely topics regarding...

Speaking of Legionella — November 2019

We love to talk Legionella! See below for a list of our upcoming speaking events for the month of November. APIC Portland Conference on November 1 in Portland, Ore. The Infection Prevention Strategy (TIPS) Masterseries on November 7 in Newark, N.J. APIC East Central...

2019 Pall Water Hygiene Webinar Series

Ending Legionnaires’ Disease: An Audacious or Achievable Goal? Date: Tuesday, August 27th Time: 2:00 PM Eastern (11 AM Pacific) Speaker: Janet E. Stout, PhD, President and Director, Special Pathogens Laboratory, USA Chaired by: Michael Castro, MPH, Western...

Dr. Janet Stout to Speak at Cooling Technology Institute

Can Total Bacteria Measurement Be Used To Predict Legionella Presence? Microbiological growth in cooling water systems presents several challenges for water treatment providers. Culture methods such as heterotrophic plate count (HPC) and “dipslides” provide valuable...