• Corpus ID: 130203041

Investigation of soil legionella contamination in Nanjing

@article{Yu2013InvestigationOS,
  title={Investigation of soil legionella contamination in Nanjing},
  author={Shen Yu},
  journal={Jiangsu Journal of Preventive Medicine},
  year={2013}
}
  • Shen Yu
  • Published 2013
  • Environmental Science
  • Jiangsu Journal of Preventive Medicine
Objective To investigate soil legionella contamination in Nanjing.Methods From 12public places whose cooling tower water legionella culture was positive,soil samples were collected within 2mfrom cooling towers and residential areas over 2km away from cooling towers.PCR was employed to test 5srRNA and Mip gene of legionella.Results 75.0%(36/48)soil specimens taken within 2mfrom cooling towers were positive for legionella,70.8%(34/48)soil specimens from residential areas over 2km away from…