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Document ID (ISN)39727
CIS number 83-771
ISSN - Serial title 0003-0805 - American Review of Respiratory Disease
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Conwill D.E., Werner S.B., Dritz S.K., Bissett M., Coffey E., Nygaard G., Bradford L., Morrison F.R., Knight M.W.
Title Legionellosis - The 1980 San Francisco outbreak
Bibliographic information Oct. 1982, Vol.126, No.4, p.666-669. 14 ref.
Abstract An outbreak of legionellosis involved 14 of a thousand workers of a single office building. Persons aged more than 50 years were at increased risk. The outbreak appears to have been due to transmission of Legionella pneumophilia by the air conditioning system.
Descriptors (primary) pathogenic bacteria; office work; legionellosis
Descriptors (secondary) air conditioning; air conditioner disease
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Office work
Bacterial and parasitic diseases