Methylobacterium spp. as an indicator for the presence or absence of Mycobacterium spp.

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Falkinham III, Joseph O. ; Williams, Myra D. ; Kwait, Rebecca ; Lande, Leah (2016)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: International Journal of Mycobacteriology, volume 5, issue 2, pages 240-243 (issn: 2212-5531, eissn: 2212-554X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijmyco.2016.03.001
  • Subject: Methylobacterium | Pigmentation | Mycobacterium | Mycobacterium avium | Premise plumbing | Microbiology | QR1-502 | Biofilms

Objective/Background: A published survey of bacteria in showerhead biofilm samples revealed that Methylobacterium spp. and Mycobacterium spp. seldom coexisted in biofilms. Method: To confirm that information, biofilm samples were collected from household plumbing of ... View more
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