legionella

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n legionella the motile aerobic rod-shaped Gram-negative bacterium that thrives in central heating and air conditioning systems and can cause Legionnaires' disease
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Usage


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All work carried out to ACOP L8 standard for the control of Legionella.
Recently, cooling tower s have become recognized as a major source of Legionella infection.
Oct 26, 2012: Legionella Control Expert Offers HACCP Water Plan Webinars.
Trace amounts of Legionella were found in school bathrooms.
Legionella bacteria thrive in stagnant water — things such as water tanks, reservoirs, piping systems, sink basins, etc.
Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale.
Items Tagged with ' legionella '.
The incubation period for Pontiac Fever is believed to be approximately 24 to 48 hours after exposure to the Legionella bacteria.
Legionella , HACCP, and ASHRAE's Pending Standard 188.
Legionella Suspected At North OC Condo.
School officials in Batavia have notified parents that the Legionella bacteria was detected through water analysis.
Colorized scanning electron micrograph (SEM) with moderately-high magnification of 5000X, depicting a large grouping of Gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria which causes Legionnaires' disease.
As a potential source of Legionella, cooling towers require special attention, but state-of-the-art protection is possible and affordable.
The advisory explains how contractors may face legionella risk factors stemming from new, old, or partially completed construction projects.
Preventing Legionella By Controlling Scale .
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