First isolation of legionnaires' disease bacillus from Canadian hot springs / by B.J. Dutka, P. Ewan..: En13-5/85-88E-PDF
"In view of the frequency with which hot-water systems in hospitals and other public buildings are found to harbour species of Legionella and the finding of these organisms in hot-water springs in the U.S., it was considered advisable to examine waters of Canadian hot springs for the presence of members of this genus. Three sites chosen for this study: Fairmont, Radium and Banff hot springs all yielded evidence of Legionella, two by culture and one by direct fluorescent antibody technique. The evidence presented should alert the appropriate. professionals to consider hot springs as potential sources of Legionella"--Abstract.
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|Department/Agency|| Canada. Environment Canada. |
National Water Research Institute (Canada)
|Title||First isolation of legionnaires' disease bacillus from Canadian hot springs / by B.J. Dutka, P. Ewan..|
|Series title||NWRI contribution ; 85-88|
|Publication type||Series - View Master Record|
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|Note(s)|| Digitized edition from print [produced by Environment and Climate Change Canada]. |
Includes bibliographical references: p. 7-8.
Includes management perspective and abstract in English and French.
|Publishing information||Burlington, Ont. : National Water Research Institute, Canada Centre for Inland Waters, 1984.|
|Author / Contributor|| Dutka, B. J. |
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|Subject terms||Infectious diseases, Water management|
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