Heike von Baum, Author at Clinical Advisor

Heike von Baum

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Gram negative bacteria – Legionella

What are the key principles of preventing Legionella? Legionella spp. are strictly waterborne pathogens. Monitoring the hospital water system and prevention of aspiration of contaminated drinking water is the key principle of preventing Legionellosis. What are the conclusions of clinical trials and meta-analyses regarding control of Legionella? Hospital construction, choice of materials for water pipes…

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