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Legionella Testing in US

The Special Pathogens Laboratory is a
nationally-recognized analytical microbiology laboratory that
offers the healthcare industry, water treatment industry and other
commercial and industrial sectors reliable, high-quality
microbiology services specializing in the detection, control and
remediation of Legionella and other waterborne
pathogens such as Pseudomonas, Mycobacteria and

Legionella Testing in Asia

This site is hosted by Dr. Yusen Eason Lin at National
Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan. Dr Lin’s microbiology
laboratory is certified by our Special Pathogens Laboratory for
environmental surveillance services for Legionella in

Guideline from New York Department of Health

This document from the New York Department of Health was
prompted by inflammatory media coverage of outbreaks of
Legionnaires’ disease in New York hospitals. It documents the
importance of routine environmental surveillance for
Legionella as a preventive measure for hospital-acquired
Legionnaires’ disease.

Antimicrobe is the most
authoritative database for infectious diseases
and antimicrobial agents today. The website is updated daily with
new articles on diagnosis and therapy. Alternative drugs, when the
drug of choice cannot be used, is a major feature. Reviews,
guidelines, history of medicine stories, and focused Medline
searches within the website characterize this innovative and
sophisticated approach to medical information.

Legionnaires’ Disease – Denis Green

This is a colorful website manned by Denis Green, a
layperson. As such, it contains some information that has not been
scientifically validated, but reflects the personal biases of the
creator. For healthcare professionals, the site does contain a
listing of Legionella outbreaks publicized in
the lay media. For laypersons, it contains information about
support groups for those who contract LD.