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Document ID (ISN)45089
CIS number 85-1970
ISSN - Serial title 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Davies D.H., Hill E.C., Howells C.H.L., Ribeiro C.D.
Title Legionella pneumophila in coal miners
Bibliographic information June 1985, Vol.42, No.6, p.421-425. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract Legionnaires' disease was diagnosed in 3 coalminers working in the same mine. In subsequent investigations, no trace of Legionella pneumophila was found in water samples from various sites at the colliery, and only 1 of 270 workmates of the victims had a positive Legionella IFA test, suggesting that the source of the infection was not in the colliery.
Descriptors (primary) coal mining; legionellosis
Descriptors (secondary) infectious diseases; water supply
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying
Bacterial and parasitic diseases