Legionella Prevention

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Aug 7 2013
Blue Earth Labs has been granted U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) disinfectant registration (EPA Reg. No. 87437-1) for two versions of its…
May 10 2013
Phigenics LLC is hosting the Healthcare Smart Water Leadership Summit June 6 and 7 in Chicago at the Gleacher Center, University of Chicago, Booth…
Dec 21 2012
Phigenics LLC has launched a licensing practice for its patented Legionella testing technology. Conforlab Engenharia Ambiental LTDA of Sao Paulo…
Jan 25 2012
One of the largest and most well-respected teaching hospitals in Illinois is also home to a central power plant with 7,000 tons of cooling tower…
Mar 10 2011
Water in hospitals, hotels, commercial office buildings and long-term care facilities can contain waterborne pathogens, like Legionella, Pseudomonas…
Feb 28 2011
Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks, caused by Legionella in hospital drinking water, can be prevented using the right disinfection methods. A research…
Oct 2 2009
Situated between Santa Fe and Albuquerque, N.M., at the base of the Sandia Mountains, the Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort and Spa offers guests a myriad…
Jun 28 2007
A study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases showed that summer patients who are vulnerable to infection run a greater risk of contracting…
Aug 3 2006
A laboratory in Pittsburgh known for its groundbreaking research in Legionnaires' disease closed recently. The Special Pathogens Laboratory at the VA…
Mar 2 2006
The first tap filter that reduces patient exposure to waterborne pathogens for up to 14 days was launched in Europe by Pall Corp. The new Pall-…
Jan 22 2004
Measures geared toward safeguarding the Country Gardens Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center (Providence, R.I.) from Legionnaires' disease have…
Dec 26 2003
In light of the recent death of an elderly woman from Legionnaires' disease in a Calgary hospital, Mr. Chris Gauthier, chief microbiology…
Oct 31 2003
Presence of the bacteria Legionella pneumophilia in hospitals and nursing homes in the U.S. and Europe has been detected at an alarming rate.…
Jul 29 2003
German prosecutors have opened a probe against two Frankfurt hospital directors following a recent deadly outbreak of Legionnaires' disease at a…
Jun 17 2003
Health officials were testing water samples from Erie Shriners Hospital for Children because a hospital security guard who died June 6 tested…
Jun 12 2003
Presence of the bacteria Legionella pneumophilia in hospitals and nursing homes in the U.S. and Europe has been detected at an alarming rate.…
Oct 24 2002
Numerous facilities operating secondary water distribution systems are searching for the appropriate point-of-entry (POE) disinfection technology to…
Dec 20 2001
This article will present an overview of Legionella bacteria, its ecology and sample collection strategies. A discussion of the pros and cons of…
Nov 13 2001
Numerous facilities have invested in copper/silver disinfection systems to address the limits of traditional water treatment methods. It seems likely…
Dec 28 2000
Officials at Binax have encouraged all facilities with cooling towers, air conditioning systems, whirlpool baths, vegetable misters or any type of…
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