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Legionnaires’ disease is a microbial infection of the lungs that can be potentially life threatening. It is caused by the legionella bacteria.
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

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

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

How pathogens are controlled under hypoxic conditions

How pathogens are controlled under hypoxic conditions

Sophisticated molecular machinery is used by dangerous pathogens to infect hosts

Sophisticated molecular machinery is used by dangerous pathogens to infect hosts

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

Softening agents added to drinking water may amplify risk of pathogen release

Softening agents added to drinking water may amplify risk of pathogen release

DNA test method can help quickly prevent Legionnaires' outbreak

DNA test method can help quickly prevent Legionnaires' outbreak

New method shows how microbial communities may assemble inside plumbing systems

New method shows how microbial communities may assemble inside plumbing systems

Foil-based measuring chip rapidly detects Legionella

Foil-based measuring chip rapidly detects Legionella

Artificial sweetener sucralose worsens gut inflammation in mice with Crohn's disease

Artificial sweetener sucralose worsens gut inflammation in mice with Crohn's disease

CSU researchers find cause of Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Flint

CSU researchers find cause of Legionnaires' disease outbreak in Flint

Biologists resolve immune protein structure to provide insight into pathogen-defense strategies

Biologists resolve immune protein structure to provide insight into pathogen-defense strategies

Waterborne disease outbreaks can be traced to plumbing systems in buildings

Waterborne disease outbreaks can be traced to plumbing systems in buildings

New water safety program streamlines processes to help healthcare providers reduce Legionella risk

New water safety program streamlines processes to help healthcare providers reduce Legionella risk

NYITCOM expert urges people to take caution of Legionnaires' disease during summer

NYITCOM expert urges people to take caution of Legionnaires' disease during summer

Case of Legionnaires’ disease in the city sparks alerts

Case of Legionnaires’ disease in the city sparks alerts

Dutch scientists discover favorable conditions for growth of Legionella bacteria

Dutch scientists discover favorable conditions for growth of Legionella bacteria

Single enzyme doing the work of a trio could offer precise way to treat diseases

Single enzyme doing the work of a trio could offer precise way to treat diseases