Legionnaires’ disease case in Thailand

Legionnaires’ disease case in Thailand

 

Legionnaires’s outbreak can occur in clinical settings, hotels and campings. The conditions that ensure a develoment of Legionellla bacteria (which cause Legionnaire disease), are an aquatic environment, temperatures ranch for 30°C to 50°C.

In Thailand, a european tourist had contracted legionnaire disease after staying in a hotel. Symptoms could occur 10 day after been in the contaminated area.

If analysis are not doing frenquently, it is not easy to prevent residents from Legionella bacteria development. 

WHAT TO DO ?

-Try to do analysis frenquently in your facility to control water and plumbing systems.

-Isolate the area contaminated

-Use solution to protect your residents from point of use filters

-Solve your problem and control to confirm

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