France, new application to prevent legionella risk

France, new application to prevent legionella risk

 

A french start-up has developed an application which permit to detect conditions that could be appropriate for a legionella development. Indeed, this application provide link to water system to detect temperatures too cold or too hot, optimal conditions in which legionella can develop. Clinical settings could have all day an alert on phone or computer about temperatures in water systems. An innovation which could provide a prevention from legionella risk and lead to a protection for residents or patients.

 

If legionella conditon development is suspected, analysis have to be done with specific kits to confirm the presence of pathogen bacteria, before prepare a prevention and control plan.

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