Phigenics announces a peer-reviewed research paper on a large-scale field study that highlights deficiencies of ISO 11731 compared to the novel novel method, PVT VIABLE ®
Phigenics announces a peer-reviewed research paper, "Inaccuracies of the ISO 11731 Method for Environmental Validation of Legionella in Building Water Systems: Opportunities to Improve Sensitivity and Detect Viable but Non-Culturable Legionella," published in the "Clinical and... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 2, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: SVY Source Type: news

Phigenics announces the publication of the Validation of PVT VIABLE in the Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL
Phigenics is delighted to announce AOAC PTM certification for the PVT VIABLE® test and the associated publication: Validation of the PVT VIABLE® method for the detection of Legionella in potable and non-potable water: AOAC Performance Tested MethodSM 082303 in the Journal of AOAC... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 25, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Asylum seekers' boats: from the perils of drowning to the hazards of Legionnaires' disease - Bhopal RS.
Having survived the perils of small boats crossing choppy seas, asylum seekers arriving in the UK are now confronting the hazards of a very rare, environmentally acquired pneumonia in a big boat.12Legionella species are ubiquitous and can be found in virtu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 9, 2023 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Staff at top US farm research center file new workplace safety complaint
A damaged hallway in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) is seen in a photo taken by an employee after a 2022 Christmas Day flood and ceiling collapses at the research facility, where employees have now filed whistleblower complaints over…#barc #beltsville #maryland #usda #osha #legionella (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Legionnaires Disease in Lung Transplant Recipients Likely From Donor
(MedPage Today) -- Aspirated freshwater in the lungs of an organ donor who died by drowning in a river was the likely source of Legionnaires disease in two patients who received lung transplants at a Philadelphia hospital last year. While one... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - September 15, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Suspected Legionella Transmission from a Single Donor to Two Lung Transplant Recipients - Pennsylvania, May 2022
This report describes two cases of Legionnaires' disease reported in patients who each received a lung transplant from the same donor. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 14, 2023 Category: American Health Tags: Diseases & Conditions Legionnaires' Disease (Legionellosis) MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Source Type: news

Legionnaires' disease outbreak in southeast Poland on decline with only 1 new case
Just one new case of Legionnaires’ disease has been reported in southeast Poland in an area close to the Ukraine border, an indication the spread of the disease has been curbed following chlorine disinfection of the water system (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 5, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Death toll from Legionnaires' disease rises to 16 in southeast Poland close to Ukraine border
Poland's health authorities say the death toll from Legionnaires' disease has risen to 16 with another 140 people infected in the southeast region close to the border with Ukraine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 30, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Las Vegas hotels under investigation for legionnaires' disease cases
Las Vegas health officials are investigating cases of Legionnaires' disease found in guests who stayed at two hotels. The Southern Nevada Health District said two guest who stayed at Caesars Palace and another who stayed at The Orleans Hotel & Casino tested positive for the disease, according to a…#lasvegas #caesarspalace #orleanshotelcasino #snhd #cdc #orleans (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 26, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Legionnaires' disease kills 7 people in a strategic Polish city on the Ukrainian border
Poland's internal security officers are searching for the source of an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease which has killed seven people and infected more than 100 in a strategic city near the border with Ukraine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Legionella Associated Rhabdomyolysis Legionella Associated Rhabdomyolysis
This case highlights the potentially deadly triad of Legionella, rhabdomyolysis, and acute kidney injury. What was the effective management strategy for this patient?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Five red flag signs you could have Legionnaires' disease - when to call NHS 111
The serious infection could be mistaken for something else such as a cold or COVID-19. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 15, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bibby Stockholm: No-one harmed over discovery of Legionella on barge - health secretary
Steve Barclay insists ministers took "instant action" to move asylum seekers off the Bibby Stockholm. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - August 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What is legionella and how dangerous is it? Bibby Stockholm barge found to contain the bacteria
Every asylum seeker housed on the boat in Dorset was moved off on Friday after the discovery of the bacteria in the water system. But what is legionella? And how does it spread? (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 14, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news