Ten Questions Concerning the Aerosolization and Transmission of Legionella in the Built Environment.

@article{Prussin2017TenQC,
  title={Ten Questions Concerning the Aerosolization and Transmission of Legionella in the Built Environment.},
  author={Aaron J Prussin and David Otto Schwake and Linsey C. Marr},
  journal={Building and environment},
  year={2017},
  volume={123},
  pages={
          684-695
        }
}
Legionella is a genus of pathogenic Gram-negative bacteria responsible for a serious disease known as legionellosis, which is transmitted via inhalation of this pathogen in aerosol form. There are two forms of legionellosis: Legionnaires' disease, which causes pneumonia-like symptoms, and Pontiac fever, which causes influenza-like symptoms. Legionella can be aerosolized from various water sources in the built environment including showers, faucets, hot tubs/swimming pools, cooling towers, and… CONTINUE READING
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