Legionellae in the environment in Singapore.

Author(s) : NG D. L. K.

Type of article: Article


A total of 3,939 environmental specimens were investigated for Legionellae over a 1-year period, from August 1992 to July 1993. A total of 389 specimens (9.9%) were found positive for Legionella. These positive samples were cooling tower waters, fountain water and swabs from shower heads and humidifiers. The predominant species isolated was Legionella pneumophila, in particular L. pneumophila, serogroup 1. Multiple strain specimens were also found.


  • Original title: Legionellae in the environment in Singapore.
  • Record ID : 1995-2885
  • Languages: English
  • Source: Dairy Food environ. Sanit. - vol. 14 - n. 9
  • Publication date: 1994/09
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