Skip to main content

Table 1 Effect of microbiota on immunomagnetic method and the standard culture method

From: Comparing methods of determining Legionella spp. in complex water matrices

Type of sample Sample no. Results, CFU l −1 (Log 10 )
Culture method IMS method
Water Matrix 1 ND ND
2 ND ND
3 ND ND
L.pneumophila 4 3.3 3.4
5 3.4 3.5
6 3.1 3.7
Microbiota I 7 3.0 3.3
8 3.5 3.7
9 ND 3.7
Microbiota II 10 ND 2.5
11 ND 3.1
12 ND 3.5