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Disease-causing amoebas that live on organic leafy vegetables could be a threat to public health

Disease-causing amoebas that live on organic leafy vegetables could be a threat to public health

Sporadic Legionnaires’ disease in commercial truck drivers could be attributed to vehicle windshield wiper fluid

Sporadic Legionnaires’ disease in commercial truck drivers could be attributed to vehicle windshield wiper fluid

Study establishes that a low dose SARS-CoV-2 infection increases risk of pneumococcal coinfection

Study establishes that a low dose SARS-CoV-2 infection increases risk of pneumococcal coinfection

Low-cost, non-invasive device uses light and saliva to quickly test Covid-19 patients

Low-cost, non-invasive device uses light and saliva to quickly test Covid-19 patients

Newly discovered cell type makes survivors of sepsis more vulnerable to infections

Newly discovered cell type makes survivors of sepsis more vulnerable to infections

Researchers measure the number of pathogens in backyard and commercial composts

Researchers measure the number of pathogens in backyard and commercial composts

Researchers develop a low-cost automated rapid test for detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Researchers develop a low-cost automated rapid test for detecting SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

Key protein helps bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease to set up house in host cells

Key protein helps bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease to set up house in host cells

Annual Legionella Conference to address major health crisis

Annual Legionella Conference to address major health crisis

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'