Live from Industry: Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) - Waterborne Opportunistic Pathogens
Live Air Date: November 10, 2021, @ 11 am ET
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More than 140 species of Mycobacterium have been identified globally, and most Mycobacterium species are environmental opportunistic pathogens called Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) which occur in water (including drinking water distribution systems), soils, and dust and can lead to disease affecting the lungs, skin and soft tissues. NTM is of increasing concern globally, especially in healthcare institutions.
In this webinar you will:
- Learn the basics of Nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) and about their epidemiology
- Understand the risk factors for NTM infections
- Recognize the characteristics unique to NTM
- Understand why NTM proliferate in plumbing systems
- Identify how to reduce NTM risk in plumbing systems, especially in healthcare
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