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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14(1), 102; doi:10.3390/ijerph14010102

Comments on Whiley Legionella Risk Management and Control in Potable Water Systems: Argument for the Abolishment of Routine Testing. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 12

Biosafety, Air and Water Microbiology Group, National Infection Service, Public Health England, Salisbury SP4 0JG, UK
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Academic Editor: Paul B. Tchounwou
Received: 4 January 2017 / Revised: 8 January 2017 / Accepted: 11 January 2017 / Published: 21 January 2017
(This article belongs to the Section Global Health)
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Abstract

In their recent article, Whiley makes an interesting case for the abolishment of routine testing in Legionella risk management and control plans. Here, we present our views regarding this suggestion, drawing upon our own experiences in the UK. We urge caution against the removal of routine monitoring from guidelines due to the impending public health risks that would result. View Full-Text
Keywords: Legionella; Legionnaires’ disease; routine testing Legionella; Legionnaires’ disease; routine testing
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Collins, S.; Walker, J. Comments on Whiley Legionella Risk Management and Control in Potable Water Systems: Argument for the Abolishment of Routine Testing. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 12. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2017, 14, 102.

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