Rapid detection of Legionella pneumophila by flow cytometry

M. Ingram, Timothy Cleary, B. J. Price, R. L. Price, A. Castro

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Abstract

L. pneumophila labeled with specific fluorescent antibody was detected in a suspension of organisms by means of flow cytometry. The presence of other microorganisms in the suspension did not interfere with the recognition of Legionella when present at concentrations of 10 4 to 10 5 cells per ml. These data suggest that flow cytometry may be useful for the detection of Legionella in environmental samples.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCytometry
Pages134-137
Number of pages4
Volume3
Edition2
StatePublished - Dec 1 1982

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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