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Legionnaire’s Disease Research: INVESTIGATORS IDENTIFY OPTIMAL CONDITIONS FOR GROWTH OF LEGIONELLA BACTERIA

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(SOURCE: AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR MICROBIOLOGY) – The bacteria that cause Legionnaire’s disease grow well in warm tap water installations with ample dissolved organic matter—conditions that support the growth of biofilms. The research is published January 6thin Applied and Environmental Microbiology, a journal of the American Society for Microbiology. The team of Dutch scientists conducting the research was […]