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A review of national legionellosis surveillance in Australia, 1991 to 2000

Li, Janet; O'Brien, Eddie; Guest, Charles


A study was undertaken to analyse legionellosis notifications for the period 1991 to 2000 to establish the distribution of legionellosis in Australia with the aim of identifying risk factors amenable to public health intervention. Legionellosis notification rates ranged from 0.6 cases per 100,000 population in 1991 to 2.5 cases per 100,000 population in 2000. Notifications were highest in autumn (March to May). Sixty-nine per cent of cases were males. At-risk population included those aged over...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Communicable Diseases Intelligence


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