Two nursing home outbreaks of respiratory infection with Legionella sainthelensi.

@article{Loeb1999TwoNH,
  title={Two nursing home outbreaks of respiratory infection with Legionella sainthelensi.},
  author={Mark Loeb and Andrew E. Simor and Lionel Mandell and Paul C Kr{\"u}ger and Margaret McArthur and Matthew P James and Stephen L Walter and Emily Richardson and M Lingley and Janet E. Stout and D Stronach and Allison Mcgeer},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={1999},
  volume={47 5},
  pages={547-52}
}
OBJECTIVE To describe outbreaks of infection caused by Legionella sainthelensi occurring in older residents of two nursing homes and to determine risk factors for the development of infection. DESIGN Descriptive epidemiology and a case-control study. SETTING Two nursing homes (140 beds and 254 beds in nursing homes A and B, respectively) located in… CONTINUE READING