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Abstract

This report summarizes the investigation findings on an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease (LD) among eight guests at a hotel in Ocean City, Maryland, USA during October 2003-February 2004. The potable hot water system of the hotel is implicated as the most likely source of infection. The detection...

Author(s)
Goeller, D.; Blythe, D.; Davenport, M.; Blackburn, M.; Flannery, B.; Lucas, C.; Fields, B.; Moore, M.; Castel, A. D.; Hicks, L.
Publisher
Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, USA
Citation
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 2005, 54, 7, pp 165-168
Abstract

Travel-associated outbreaks of Legionnaires' disease (LD) and combined outbreaks of LD and Pontiac fever (PF) are rarely identified. During one travel-associated combined outbreak in 1999 at a hotel in Georgia, USA, a cohort study of potentially exposed persons and an environmental investigation...

Author(s)
Benin, A. L.; Benson, R. F.; Arnold, K. E.; Fiore, A. E.; Cook, P. G.; Williams, L. K.; Fields, B.; Besser, R. E.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2002, 185, 2, pp 237-243