2012 - Edinburgh (UK)

Place: Community

Season: Spring/Summer

Source: Unknown

Considers biofilms: No

Treatment used prior to the outbreak: Unknown

Actions in response to the outbreak: Unknown





L. pneumophila


Sequence Type

ST191, ST1418

ST191, ST1418, ST42, ST616, ST37, ST591


Monoclonal Antibody Type


Knoxville, Benidorm, Philadelphia, Allentown

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Title Authors Journal Year More
Gene flow in environmental Legionella pneumophila leads to genetic and pathogenic heterogeneity within a Legionnaires' disease outbreak McAdam P.R., Vander Broek C.W., Lindsay D.S., Ward M.J., Hanson M.F., Gillies M., Watson M., Stevens J.M., Edwards G.F., Fitzgerald J.R. Genome biology 2014
Public health response to an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, June 2012 McCormick, D and Thorn, S and Milne, D and Evans, C and Stevenson, J and Llano, M and Donaghy, M and on behalf of the Incident Management Team, Collective Eurosurveillance 2012
Epidemiology and clinical management of Legionnaires' disease Phin N., Parry-Ford F., Harrison T., Stagg H.R., Zhang N., Kumar K., Lortholary O., Zumla A., Abubakar I. The Lancet Infectious Diseases 2014