PUZZLED BY WHY YOU SHOULD CARE ABOUT NTM?
Wednesday, September 14 @ Noon EDT
Nontuberculous mycobacterium (NTM) could be the nextLegionella! Did you know that about 71.5 million waterborne illnesses occur annually? According to the CDC, most hospitalizations and deaths were caused by biofilm-associated pathogens (nontuberculous mycobacteria,Pseudomonas,Legionella) costing the US $2.39 billion annually. This webinar will provide highlights from theColorado Mycobacteria Conference 2022: Focus on NTM and from the Symposium on Environmental Risks for Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Infections held June 4, 2022. In addition to the latest information regarding disease risk and sources of infections from NTM, you will learn more about the challenges ofenvironmental sampling, detection, why culture media matters, and risk management
Janet E. Stout, PhD
Executive Vice President, Founder
Special Pathogens Laboratory
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