1987 - Lochgoilhead (Scotland)

Place: Hotel

Season: Autumn/Winter

Source: Water System

Considers biofilms: No

Treatment used prior to the outbreak: Lack of adequate maintenance (the bromine disinfection system was faulty); Aerosol formation

Actions in response to the outbreak: Facilities were disinfected





L. micdadei

L. micdadei

Sequence Type



Possible match

Monoclonal Antibody Type



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Title Authors Journal Year More
LOCHGOILHEAD FEVER: OUTBREAK OF NON-PNEUMONIC LEGIONELLOSIS DUE TO LEGIONELLA MICDADEI DavidJ. Goldberg, PeterW. Collier, RonaldJ. Fallon, ThomasM. Mckay, TerenceA. Markwick, JohnG. Wrench, JohnA. Emslie, GeraldI. Forbes, AgnesC. Macpherson, Daniel Reid, The Lancet 1989
Legionellosis associated with recreational waters: A systematic review of cases and outbreaks in swimming pools, spa pools, and similar environments Leoni E., Catalani F., Marini S., Dallolio L. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2018 Legionellosis Associated with Recreational Waters: A Systematic Review of Cases and Outbreaks in Swimming Pools, Spa Pools, and Similar Environments Leoni, E.; Catalani, F.; Marini, S.; Dallolio, L. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018