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Hospital Water Management Programs for Legionella Prevention, Minnesota, 2017.

Nadia Koranteng, Ellen S Laine, Trisha J Robinson, Kathy J Como-Sabetti, Richard N Danila
Infection preventionists at Minnesota hospitals were surveyed to determine whether they had Legionella water management plans. Of 137 hospitals, 84 (61%) responded. Among them, 27% hospitals had a water management plan, 21% regularly sampled for Legionella, and 51% had knowledge of ASHRAE Legionella prevention standards. Significant changes are needed to protect patients from nosocomial infection. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2018;1-3.

Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2017.310

DOI: 10.1017/ice.2017.310

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