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January 18, 2018

Preventing Legionnaires' disease in LTC

Author: Amanda Thornton, RN, MSN, PDI Clinical Science Liaison

Source: McKnight's Long Term Care News

"It is not often that we think of Legionnaires' disease, the form of pneumonia brought on by inhaling aerosolized water containing Legionella pneumophila bacteria. But when the illness rears its ugly head, the results can be disastrous for those exposed."

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