Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Isolated from Environmental Water Samples with New Culture Media

Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Isolated from Environmental Water Samples with New Culture Media

Special Pathogens Laboratory conducted the first study of new RGM culture media to recover Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) from environmental water samples. Previously used for clinical recovery for NTM, this study shows that RGM is the most effective media to isolate these waterborne pathogens from potable and non-potable water sources paving the way for greater detection and prevention.

KDKA Tests Face Masks at Special Pathogens Laboratory

KDKA Tests Face Masks at Special Pathogens Laboratory

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — KDKA investigator Meghan Schiller enlisted the help of a local laboratory to see if all face coverings are equally effective. As the mask debate continues to play out across the nation, Pennsylvanians face the reality of wearing masks with no end...

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