Association Between Sporadic Legionellosis and River Systems in Connecticut.

  title={Association Between Sporadic Legionellosis and River Systems in Connecticut.},
  author={Kelsie Cassell and Paul Gacek and Joshua L. Warren and Peter A. Raymond and Matthew L. Cartter and Daniel Martin Weinberger},
  journal={The Journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={217 2},
Background There has been a dramatic increase in the incidence of sporadic legionnaires' disease in Connecticut since 1999, but the exact reasons for this are unknown. Therefore, there is a growing need to understand the drivers of legionnaires' disease in the community. In this study, we explored the relationship between the natural environment and the spatial and temporal distribution of legionellosis cases in Connecticut. Methods We used spatial models and time series methods to evaluate… CONTINUE READING
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