Legionellosis -- United States, 2000-2009

Hicks, Lauri A.; Garrison, Laurel E.; Nelson, George E.; Hampton, Lee M.
August 2011
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;8/19/2011, Vol. 60 Issue 32, p1083
This article discusses a study on the prevalence of legionellosis in the U.S. from 2000 to 2009. Conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the study revealed an increase in cases of legionellosis annually. It also stressed the need to improve the detection of travel-related outbreak of the disease. In addition, the study demonstrated the prevalence of legionellosis among minorities.


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