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Volume 17, Number 7—July 2011

Epidemiology and Control of Legionellosis, Singapore

Meng Chon LamComments to Author , Li Wei Ang, Ai Ling Tan, Lyn James, and Kee Tai Goh
Author affiliations: Author affiliations: Ministry of Health, Singapore (M.C. Lam, L.W. Ang, L. James, K.T. Goh); Singapore General Hospital, Singapore (A.L.Tan)

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Table 4

Isolation rate for Legionella bacteria in environmental samples obtained from cooling towers and fountains, Singapore, 2000–August 2008*

Characteristic No. positive/no. tested (%)
2000† 2001† 2002† 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008‡
Isolation rate 114/193 (59.1) 220/323 (68.1) 140/291 (48.1) 883/7,284 (12.1) 635/4,160 (15.3) 448/3,073 (14.6) 385/2,711 (14.2) 172/1,406 (12.2)

*Data were unavailable for 2003.
†Data were incomplete.
‡January–August only.

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