Immunomagnetic Separation of Pathogenic Organisms From Environmental Matrices

  • Gary P. Yakub
  • Kathleen L. Stadterman-Knauer
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 268)


One of the most difficult challenges in the analysis of environmental samples is to separate the organism of interest from a sample that is high in background debris. Immunomagnetic separation (IMS) is one technique that has been developed to accomplish this in a rapid and reliable assay.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gary P. Yakub
    • 1
  • Kathleen L. Stadterman-Knauer
    • 2
  1. 1.North Huntington
  2. 2.The Knauer GroupPittsburgh

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