The Significance and Detection of VBNC Microorganisms Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ paper is a follow up to the webinar, “The Significance and Detection of VBNC
Microorganisms”. Many thoughtful questions were asked about risk, detection and future regulation
trends of VBNC microorganisms. Questions submitted during and after the webinar are answered
in this paper.

Questions answered fall under these categories:
• Detection and Contamination Risk
• New Technology
• Trends
• VBNC Background