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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.
Protein responsible for excretion of copper in body cells utilizes unique transport mechanism

Protein responsible for excretion of copper in body cells utilizes unique transport mechanism

New AquaLyse ionization technology prevents legionella and related disease outbreaks

New AquaLyse ionization technology prevents legionella and related disease outbreaks

Probiotics may help keep bad germs at bay

Probiotics may help keep bad germs at bay

Researchers discover how Yersinia immobilizes immune system to spread within organs

Researchers discover how Yersinia immobilizes immune system to spread within organs

Pre-doctoral students receive International Student Research Fellowships from HHMI

Pre-doctoral students receive International Student Research Fellowships from HHMI

AOAC international certification validates Biótica's Legipid Legionella Fast Detection Test

AOAC international certification validates Biótica's Legipid Legionella Fast Detection Test

Drinking water fails to meet state quality standards at North Carolina migrant farmworker camps

Drinking water fails to meet state quality standards at North Carolina migrant farmworker camps

Tips to prevent illness in crowds

Tips to prevent illness in crowds

Caspase-11 enzyme plays an important role in Legionella infection

Caspase-11 enzyme plays an important role in Legionella infection

Decorative fountain in hospital linked to 2010 Wisconsin outbreak of Legionnaires' disease

Decorative fountain in hospital linked to 2010 Wisconsin outbreak of Legionnaires' disease

Bacteria use host proteins to build camouflaged homes inside healthy cells

Bacteria use host proteins to build camouflaged homes inside healthy cells

Potential new ways to design vaccines, antibiotics

Potential new ways to design vaccines, antibiotics

Biologists discover new way in which bacteria hijack healthy cells during infection

Biologists discover new way in which bacteria hijack healthy cells during infection

Legionnaire’s bug in Playboy mansion hot tub

Legionnaire’s bug in Playboy mansion hot tub

Legionnaires’ disease scare in Bali: Australian tourists warned

Legionnaires’ disease scare in Bali: Australian tourists warned

Legionnaires' disease kills a 66 year old

Legionnaires' disease kills a 66 year old

Congressman’s visit to The American Legion beneficial to veterans

Congressman’s visit to The American Legion beneficial to veterans

Bioinformatics sheds light on evolutionary origin of Rickettsia virulence genes

Bioinformatics sheds light on evolutionary origin of Rickettsia virulence genes

Discovery of novel ways to halt the spread of antibiotic resistance

Discovery of novel ways to halt the spread of antibiotic resistance

Scientists uncover molecule that keeps pathogens like salmonella in check

Scientists uncover molecule that keeps pathogens like salmonella in check