Legionellosis--the 1980 San Francisco outbreak.

  title={Legionellosis--the 1980 San Francisco outbreak.},
  author={David Conwill and S. A. Werner and S K Dritz and M L Bissett and Edgar L. Coffey and G S Nygaard and Laura S Bradford and Frederic Morrison and Mary E. Knight},
  journal={The American review of respiratory disease},
  volume={126 4},
During the first half of March 1980, an unseasonal outbreak of legionellosis, which involved at least 14 of approximately 1,000 workers, occurred in a 6-month-old office building in San Francisco. An epidemiologic investigation revealed that persons 50 yr of age and older were at increased risk of disease. The outbreak was temporally associated with… CONTINUE READING