Methylobacterium spp. as an indicator for the presence or absence of Mycobacterium spp.
Falkinham III, Joseph O.
Williams, Myra D.
- Publisher: Elsevier BV
International Journal of Mycobacteriology,
(issn: 2212-5531, eissn: 2212-554X)
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 ...