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Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak on a Merchant Vessel, Indian Ocean, Australia, 2015.

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Summary of "Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak on a Merchant Vessel, Indian Ocean, Australia, 2015."

Two cases of Legionnaires' disease and 1 of Pontiac fever occurred among the crew of a merchant ship operating off the shores of Australia. PCR assays identified potential sources in the ship's cabins. Modification of maritime regulations for Legionnaires' disease prevention in commercial vessels is needed for nonpassenger merchant ships.

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Name: Emerging infectious diseases
ISSN: 1080-6059
Pages: 1345-1348

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