Legionellosis

 

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Health reports 2013 from Australia, Melbourne - Victoria's health department has ordered the testing of cooling towers in the busy Melbourne suburb of Footscray, after a fatal outbreak of legionnaires' disease. Further reports have even that the Legionnaires' disease has already caused one death and 4 other hospitalised victims. Legionnaires' disease is a fairly common form of pneumonia which makes up about 5% of cases acquired outside of hospitals or prisons. Medical analysts have mentioned that the Legionnaires disease is bot transmitted from one person to another but is caught from inhaling tiny droplets in mists from water systems. Potential sources of contaminated water can be cooling towers, nebulizers, humidifiers, whirlpool spas, hot water systems, windshield washers and ice making machines. Indeed, reporters have shown that there are 3 to 30% of such systems which breeds various germs including the Legionella pneumophila. Legionnaires' disease can also be contracted from contaminated aerosols generated in hot tubs. In addition to this, freshwater ponds, creeks and ornamental fountains are potential sources of Legionella...

Product Specifications
SKU :COC84204
AuthorLydia D. Thomson-Smith
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages208
Publishing Year2013-01-30T00:00:00.000
ISBN9786130149666
Edition1 st
Book TypeMedicine
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandFastBook Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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