Legionella pneumophila


The LegPne dtec-qPCR comprises a series of species-specific targeted reagents designed for detection of Legionella pneumophila by using qPCR. Legionella pneumophila is a thin, aerobic, pleomorphic, flagellated, non-spore forming, Gram-negative bacterium of the genus LegionellaL. pneumophila is the primary human pathogenic bacterium in this group and is the causative agent of legionellosis or Legionnaires’ disease, a severe form of pneumonia. L. pneumophila is found naturally in most fresh water sources, including lakes, ponds, and rivers. It is found in cooling towers, plumbing systems, water heaters, and warm water spas. It has also been isolated from soil samples.


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GPS™ primers and probes are sold for research use only

All GPS™ Kits are available in F100 and MONODOSE Format

GPS™ reagents are compatible with all qPCR devices

Manufacturer: genetic PCR solutions™