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Detection of Legionella pneumophila in a biological treatment plant by co-cultivatiobn with Acanthamoeba castellanii
Legionella pneumophila was identified in the aeration ponds of a biological wastewater treatment plant at the pulp and paper industry Borregaard, Sarpsborg, Norway. After 3 outbreaks of Legionaires’ disease reported in ...
Complete genome sequences of six Legionella pneumophila isolates from two collocated outbreaks of legionnaires' disease in 2005 and 2008 in Sarpsborg/Fredrikstad, Norway
Here, we report the complete genome sequences of Legionella pneumophila isolates from two collocated outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in 2005 and 2008 in Sarpsborg/Fredrikstad, Norway. One clinical and two environmental ...
Evaluation of a highly discriminating multiplex multi-locus variable-number of tandem-repeats (MLVA) analysis for Vibrio cholerae
Vibrio cholerae is the etiological agent of cholera and may be used in bioterror actions due to the easiness of its dissemination, and the public fear for acquiring the cholera disease. A simple and highly discriminating ...
Legionella and non-Legionella bacteria in a biological treatment plant
Legionella pneumophila were previously identified in the aeration ponds (up to 1010 CFU/L) of a biological wastewater treatment plant at Borregaard Ind. Ltd., Sarpsborg, Norway, and in air samples (up to 3300 CFU/m3) ...