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Legionella pneumophila in coal miners.
  1. D H Davies,
  2. E C Hill,
  3. C H Howells,
  4. C D Ribeiro

    Abstract

    Legionnaires' disease was diagnosed in three mineworkers at a colliery. Investigation of water samples from various sites at the colliery did not discover a source of the infection. Results of serological surveys undertaken on the workmates of the patients and other miners showed only one additional positive Legionella indirect fluorescent antibody test. There was, therefore, no justification for any alteration in the water supply or the ventilation at the colliery.

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