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Volume 16, Number 9—September 2010


Legionellosis Outbreak Associated with Asphalt Paving Machine, Spain, 2009

Mireia CoscolláComments to Author , José Fenollar, Isabel Escribano, and Fernando González-Candelas
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Universidad de Valencia/Instituto Cavanilles de Biodiversidad y Biología Evolutiva, Valencia, Spain (M. Coscollá, F. González-Candelas); Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Barcelona, Spain (M. Coscollá, F. González-Candelas); Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland (M. Coscollá); Centro Salud Pública, Alcoi, Spain (J. Fenollar); Hospital Virgen de los Llirios, Alcoi (I. Escribano)

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Table 2

Legionnella pneumophila isolated during environmental investigation, Alcoi, Spain, 2009*

Isolate no. Sampling site EWGLI sequence-based typing pattern ST
4143 Cold-water tap (sports club) 1,4,3,1,1,1,1 1
4145 Water accumulator (sports club) 6,10,15, 13, 9,14,6 578
4159 Street sweeper (sprayer) 1,10,14,10,18, X†, 0‡ New
4160 Street sweeper (drain tap) 1,4,3,1,1,1,1 1
4161 Street sweeper (container) 5,2,22,10,6,25,1 777
7968 Water tank (hose pipe) 6,10,15, 13, 9,14,6 578
7969 Milling machine (tap 1) 6,10,15, 13, 9,14,6 578
7970 Milling machine (tap 2) 1,4,3,1,1,1,1 1
7973 Water tank 6,10,15, 13, 9,14,6 578

*EWGLI, European Working Group for Legionella Infections; ST, sequence type.
†Not obtained.
‡Unassigned new allele.

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