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What Landlords & Agents Need To Know – Legionnaires Disease

Legionnaires’ disease is serious and potentially fatal. Symptoms can range from coughs and high fevers to muscle pain and diarrhea, among others. Although it can be treated with antibiotics, prevention is still preferable. For people who lease residential...

Avoid Legionnaires Disease: Reminders For Home Gardeners

Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia that is caused by exposure to water contaminated by Legionella bacteria. Patients usually catch the disease through inhalation of the contaminated water vapour or water droplets. Identified risk zones include...

How Dangerous Is Microbial Growth In Closed Circuit Systems

Any system through which water courses is prone to microbial growth. The interaction of the water with the material, plus the water’s own bacterial content, and a bunch of other variables are responsible. Since this type of growth is pretty much a natural...

Study Finds Legionella Bacteria In Windshield Washer Fluid

When a doctor pinpoints pneumonia as a patient’s diagnosis, quite often he will be able to say that the disease was caused by common sources. However, in the case of Legionnaire’s disease, a potentially fatal form of pneumonia, the source can now be...