Eight years of Legionnaires' disease transmission in travellers to a condominium complex in Las Vegas, Nevada.

@article{Silk2012EightYO,
  title={Eight years of Legionnaires' disease transmission in travellers to a condominium complex in Las Vegas, Nevada.},
  author={Benjamin J. Silk and M. R. Moore and Martin Bergtholdt and Rachel J. Gorwitz and Natalia A. Kozak and Maung Mya Tha and Ellen W. Brown and Jeanna Winchester and Brian Labus and Patricia Rowley and John P. Middaugh and Barry S. Fields and Lauri A. Hicks},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  year={2012},
  volume={140 11},
  pages={
          1993-2002
        }
}
Travel is a risk factor for Legionnaires' disease. In 2008, two cases were reported in condominium guests where we investigated a 2001 outbreak. We reinvestigated to identify additional cases and determine whether ongoing transmission resulted from persistent colonization of potable water. Exposures were assessed by matched case-control analyses (2001) and case-series interviews (2008). We sampled potable water and other water sources. Isolates were compared using sequence-based typing. From… CONTINUE READING
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