Counting Legionella cells within single amoeba host cells

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Date: Mar. 2012
From: Applied and Environmental Microbiology(Vol. 78, Issue 6)
Publisher: American Society for Microbiology
Document Type: Report
Length: 42 words

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The first attempt to quantify Legionella pneumophila cell numbers within individual amoeba hosts that might be released into engineered water systems is reported. The study provides maximum numbers of counting for culturable L. pneumophila cells grown within Acanthamoeba polyphaga and Naegleria fowleri.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A285811836