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Table 1 Comparison of the immunomagnetic method with the standard culture method

From: Fast immunosensing technique to detect Legionella pneumophila in different natural and anthropogenic environments: comparative and collaborative trials

  Immunomagnetic method (IMM) as screening assay
  Without confirmationa With confirmationb
Culture method (ISO 11731) + +
+ 284 10 284 10
20 145 0 165
  1. a Presumptive IMM results.
  2. b Confirmed IMM results.