Two linked cases of legionellosis with an unusual industrial source

Noelene S O'Keefe, Kristina A Heinrich-Morrison and Bruce McLaren
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb07134.x
Published online: 7 November 2005

Noelene S O'Keefe,* Kristina A Heinrich-Morrison, Bruce McLaren

  • 1 Legionella Program, Environmental Health
  • 3 Communicable Diseases Section, Department of Human Services, 17/120 Spencer Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000.

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  • 3. Castor ML, Wagstrom EA, Danila RN, et al. An outbreak of Pontiac fever with respiratory distress among workers performing high-pressure cleaning at a sugar-beet processing plant. J Infect Dis 2005; 191: 1530-1537.


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