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Volume 8, Number 1—January 2002

Research

A Large Outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease at a Flower Show, the Netherlands, 1999

Jeroen W. Den Boer*†Comments to Author , Ed P.F. Yzerman‡, Joop Schellekens*, Kamilla D. Lettinga§, Hendriek C. Boshuizen*, Jim E. Van Steenbergen¶, Arnold Bosman*, Susan Van den Hof*, Hans A. Van Vliet*, Marcel F. Peeters#, Ruud J. Van Ketel§, Peter Speelman§, Jacob L. Kool*, and Marina A.E. Conyn Van Spaendonck*
Author affiliations: *National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Bilthoven, the Netherlands; †Municipal Health Service Zuid-Kennemerland, Haarlem, the Netherlands; ‡Regional Laboratory of Public Health Haarlem, Haarlem, the Netherlands; §Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands; ¶National Outbreak Structure for Infectious Diseases, Den Haag, the Netherlands; #Regional Laboratory of Public Health Tilburg, Tilburg, the Netherlands

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Figure 4

Exhibition hall, West Frisian Flower Show, Bovenkarspel, the Netherlands, 1999. a. Circles indicate locations in water-supply system where water samples were taken. PE = polyethylene. b. Assessment of risk for Legionella pneumophila infection, by distance from water-using devices. c. Water samples taken and culture status, by distance from water-using devices.

Figure 4. . Exhibition hall, West Frisian Flower Show, Bovenkarspel, the Netherlands, 1999. a. Circles indicate locations in water-supply system where water samples were taken. PE = polyethylene. b. Assessment of risk for Legionella pneumophila infection, by distance from water-using devices. c. Water samples taken and culture status, by distance from water-using devices.

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