Medline ® Abstract for Reference 51
of 'Epidemiology and pathogenesis of Legionella infection'
Fatal legionellosis after water birth, Texas, USA, 2014.
Fritschel E, Sanyal K, Threadgill H, Cervantes D
Emerg Infect Dis. 2015 Jan;21(1):130-2.
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.