The mission of Legionella.org is to be a
comprehensive educational resource center for the cause, treatment
and prevention of Legionnaires’ disease by providing
evidence-based information
to reduce isolated cases and
eliminate outbreaks. This includes:

  • Improving awareness and recognition of Legionnaires’ disease as
    a community or hospital-acquired pneumonia.
  • Providing current information
    about Legionella infections to healthcare
  • Suggesting a proactive approach for prevention of Legionnaires’
    disease by routine environmental cultures.
  • Providing state-of-the-art laboratory methods for detection
    of Legionella.
  • Suggesting approaches for disinfection
    of Legionella in water systems.