Source: Water System
Considers biofilms: No
Treatment used prior to the outbreak: Facilities followed the suggested maintenance measures; High temperatures favoured growth
Actions in response to the outbreak: Facilities were shut down; Facilities were cleaned; Reccomendations were made to avoid having decorative fountains in healthcare facilities
Monoclonal Antibody Type
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|An outbreak of legionnaires disease associated with a decorative water wall fountain in a hospital||Haupt T.E., Heffernan R.T., Kazmierczak J.J., Nehls-Lowe H., Rheineck B., Powell C., Leonhardt K.K., Chitnis A.S., Davis J.P.||Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology||2012||Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks associated with drinking water and other nonrecreational water - United States, 2009-2010||Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)||MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep.||2013|