Legionnaires' disease prevention: more doubts than certainties


Abstract


This short paper focuses on some of the troubling issues concerning Legionnaires’ disease prevention.

Examples of such are its constant under-reporting, the lack of consensus concerning environmental surveillance (when and where these tests should be performed) as well as the threshold for Legionella colonisation (CFU/L).

Even environmental treatment aspects are not completely agreed upon by all researchers.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.2427/6008

NBN: http://nbn.depositolegale.it/urn%3Anbn%3Ait%3Aprex-8767

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