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Pitt researchers receive $330,000 to examine the effect of silver-coated fixtures on water disinfection

Pitt researchers receive $330,000 to examine the effect of silver-coated fixtures on water disinfection

Legionella Conference 2020 focuses on prevention of health care-associated waterborne diseases

Legionella Conference 2020 focuses on prevention of health care-associated waterborne diseases

Melbourne researchers find how MAIT cells identify and attack foreign invaders

Melbourne researchers find how MAIT cells identify and attack foreign invaders

Record number of Legionnaires’ cases in 2018 risk lives, cause cleanup headaches

Record number of Legionnaires’ cases in 2018 risk lives, cause cleanup headaches

Discovery of molecular mechanism behind spread of leishmania infection

Discovery of molecular mechanism behind spread of leishmania infection

Researchers make scientific breakthrough regarding Leishmania virulence strategy

Researchers make scientific breakthrough regarding Leishmania virulence strategy

Scientists find surprising insight into Legionnaires’ disease

Scientists find surprising insight into Legionnaires’ disease

Researchers identify toxin responsible for Legionella growth

Researchers identify toxin responsible for Legionella growth

Study finds triple the number of Legionnaire's cases than previously reported

Study finds triple the number of Legionnaire's cases than previously reported

Research identifies new target that may help develop new treatments for common STD

Research identifies new target that may help develop new treatments for common STD

Environmental restoration can promote 'good' bacteria over 'bad'

Environmental restoration can promote 'good' bacteria over 'bad'

Sophisticated molecular machinery is used by dangerous pathogens to infect hosts

Sophisticated molecular machinery is used by dangerous pathogens to infect hosts

New study examines presence of microbes in tap water from residences, office buildings

New study examines presence of microbes in tap water from residences, office buildings

Researchers examine how spray from showers and toilets expose us to disease causing bacteria

Researchers examine how spray from showers and toilets expose us to disease causing bacteria

Quidel receives CE mark to use Sofia 2 Lyme+ Fluorescent Immunoassay with Sofia 2 analyzer

Quidel receives CE mark to use Sofia 2 Lyme+ Fluorescent Immunoassay with Sofia 2 analyzer

Nalco Water's molecular-based test for Legionella provides much faster results than current methods

Nalco Water's molecular-based test for Legionella provides much faster results than current methods

Scientists report new strategy for fighting bacteria

Scientists report new strategy for fighting bacteria

DNA test method can help quickly prevent Legionnaires' outbreak

DNA test method can help quickly prevent Legionnaires' outbreak

Rubber ducks can be full of nasty bugs at bath time

Rubber ducks can be full of nasty bugs at bath time

Foil-based measuring chip rapidly detects Legionella

Foil-based measuring chip rapidly detects Legionella