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Fatal Legionellosis after Water Birth, Texas, USA, 2014

Emerging Infectious Diseases January 2015 V.21 N.1 P.130-132

Elyse Fritschel, Kay Sanyal, Heidi Threadgill, and Diana Cervantes

Texas Department of State Health Services, Arlington, Texas, USA

In 2014, a fatal infection with Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 occurred in a neonate after a water birth. The death highlighted the need for infection control education, client awareness, and standardization of cleaning procedures in Texas midwife facilities …

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http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/21/1/pdfs/14-0846.pdf

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December 30, 2014 at 3:51 pm


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