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LP16652-7   Legionella sp
Gram-negative aerobic rods, isolated from surface water, mud, or thermally polluted lakes or streams. It is pathogenic for man and it has no known soil or animal sources. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP16652-7   Legionella sp
Legionella is a pathogenic Gram negative bacterium with at least 50 species and 70 serogroups identified. Several Legionella species, especially L. pneumophila, cause legionellosis (Legionnaires' disease). The most common sources of Legionella and Legionnaires' disease outbreaks are cooling towers (used in industrial cooling water systems), domestic hot water systems,and spas. Additional sources include large central air conditioning systems, fountains, domestic cold water, swimming pools (especially in scandinavian countries and northern ireland) and similar disseminators that draw upon a public water supply. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Legionella (Wikipedia)

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