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.
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