A Legionnaires' disease outbreak: a water blaster and roof-collected rainwater systems.

@article{Simmons2007ALD,
  title={A Legionnaires' disease outbreak: a water blaster and roof-collected rainwater systems.},
  author={Greg C. Simmons and Sheryl Jury and Craig Thornley and David S. Harte and Jasmine Mohiuddin and Michael Keith Taylor},
  journal={Water research},
  year={2007},
  volume={42 6-7},
  pages={
          1449-58
        }
}
In February 2006, an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease (LD) was identified in Beachlands, a small, isolated east Auckland suburb. It was investigated through case finding, a case-control study, sampling potential sources of infection and by molecular typing (using sequence-based typing (SBT) of all Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 (Lp1) isolates). Lp1 was isolated from the respiratory tract of one case, the roof-collected rainwater systems of five households (three associated with cases) and… CONTINUE READING
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