Source: Cooling Tower
Considers biofilms: No
Treatment used prior to the outbreak: Cooling towers followed suggested maintenance measures; A car wash had inadequate maintenance (defficiences in warm water storage and production)
Actions in response to the outbreak: Facilities were closed; Facilities were cleaned; Management procedures were adjusted to include regular bioshock treatments
Monoclonal Antibody Type
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|A cluster of Legionnaires' disease in Belgium linked to a cooling tower, August-September 2016: Practical approach and challenges||Hammami N., Laisnez V., Wybo I., Uvijn D., Broucke C., Van Damme A., Van Zandweghe L., Bultynck W., Temmerman W., Van De Ginste L., Moens T., Robesyn E.||Epidemiology and Infection||2019|