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Reducing the Risk of Legionnaires’ Disease Just Got Easier

Legionnaires’ disease may sound exotic, but outbreaks are more common than those of any other waterborne disease. In fact, they’re on the rise. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that confirmed cases quadrupled between 2000 and 2014. According to the CDC, almost all of these outbreaks could have been avoided with better water system management. By testing for the primary cause of Legionnaires’ disease, Legionella pneumophila, those who manage buildings of all kinds can be confident that their risk management plans are effective.

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