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Medline ® Abstract for Reference 51

of 'Epidemiology and pathogenesis of Legionella infection'

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Fatal legionellosis after water birth, Texas, USA, 2014.
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Fritschel E, Sanyal K, Threadgill H, Cervantes D
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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.
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