Detection of Legionella spp. from Domestic Water in the Prefecture of Arta, Greece

@inproceedings{Dimitriadi2014DetectionOL,
  title={Detection of Legionella spp. from Domestic Water in the Prefecture of Arta, Greece},
  author={Dimitra Dimitriadi and Emmanuel G Velonakis},
  booktitle={Journal of pathogens},
  year={2014}
}
The aim of this research was the isolation of Legionella spp. from domestic water supply networks in the Prefecture of Arta. A total of 100 water samples, from 25 houses, were collected. Half of the samples concerned the cold water and half the hot water supply. Purpose was to detect colonization of the water networks with Legionella spp. >500 cfu/L by using the method of filtration (ISO 11731). Out of 100 samples, 6 samples from 3 houses were positive for Legionella spp. Legionella pneumophila… CONTINUE READING