Vai alla pagina principale


[ultimo aggiornamento 17/03/2020]




De Giglio O, Diella G, Trerotoli P, Consonni M, Palermo R, Tesauro M, Laganā P, Serio G, Montagna MT. Legionella Detection in Water Networks as per ISO 11731:2017: Can Different Filter Pore Sizes and Direct Placement on Culture Media Influence Laboratory Results?

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020 Mar;17:2077.


Parkinson J, Baron JL, Hall B, Bos H, Racine P, Wagener MM, Stout JE. Point-of-use filters for prevention of health care-acquired Legionnaires' disease: Field evaluation of a new filter product and literature review.

Am J Infect Control 2020 Feb;48(2):132-138.


Giovanardi R, Bononi M, Messori M, Bargellini A, Paduano S, Borella P, Marchesi I. Corrosion resistance of commonly used plumbing materials for water distribution systems exposed to disinfection treatments.

Corrosion Engineering, Science and Technology 2020:1-8.





Pierre D, Baron JL, Ma X, Sidari FP 3rd, Wagener MM, Stout JE. Water Quality as a Predictor of Legionella Positivity of Building Water Systems.

Pathogens 2019 Dec 13;8(4). pii: E295.


De Giglio O, Fasano F, Diella G, Lopuzzo M, Napoli C, Apollonio F, Brigida S, Calia C, Campanale C, Marzella A, Pousis C, Rutigliano S, Triggiano F, Caggiano G, Montagna MT. Legionella and legionellosis in touristic-recreational facilities: Influence of climate factors and geostatistical analysis in Southern Italy (2001-2017).

Environ Res. 2019 Nov;178:108721.


Liu X, Shin S. Viewing Legionella pneumophila Pathogenesis through an Immunological Lens.

J Mol Biol. 2019 Oct 4;431(21):4321-4344.


Van der Lugt W, Euser SM, Bruin JP, den Boer JW, Yzerman EPF. Wide-scale study of 206 buildings in the Netherlands from 2011 to 2015 to determine the effect of drinking water management plans on the presence of Legionella spp. Water Res. 2019 Sep 15;161:581-589.


Van Kenhove E, Dinne K, Janssens A, Laverge J. Overview and comparison of Legionella regulations worldwide.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Aug;47(8):968-978.


Cloutman-Green E, Barbosa VL, Jimenez D, Wong D, Dunn H, Needham B, Ciric L, Hartley JC. Controlling Legionella pneumophila in water systems at reduced hot water temperatures with copper and silver ionization.

Am J Infect Control. 2019 Jul;47(7):761-766.


Bédard E, Paranjape K, Lalancette C, Villion M, Quach C, Laferričre C, Faucher SP, Prévost M. Legionella pneumophila levels and sequence-type distribution in hospital hot water samples from faucets to connecting pipes.

Water Res. 2019 Jun 1;156:277-286.


Gomez-Valero L, Buchrieser C. Intracellular parasitism, the driving force of evolution of Legionella pneumophila and the genus Legionella.

Genes Immun. 2019 May;20(5):394-402.


Sánchez-Parra B, Núņez A, Moreno DA. Preventing legionellosis outbreaks by a quick detection of airborne Legionella pneumophila.

Environ Res. 2019 Apr;171:546-549.


Laganā P, Facciolā A, Palermo R, Delia S. Environmental Surveillance of Legionellosis within an Italian University Hospital-Results of 15 Years of Analysis.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Mar 28;16(7).


Gavaldā L, Garcia-Nuņez M, Quero S, Gutierrez-Milla C, Sabriā M. Role of hot water temperature and water system use on Legionella control in a tertiary hospital: An 8-year longitudinal study.

Water Res. 2019 Feb 1;149:460-466.


Kontchou JA, Nocker A. Optimization of viability qPCR for selective detection of membrane-intact Legionella pneumophila.

J Microbiol Methods. 2019 Jan;156:68-76.





Ricci ML, Grottola A, Fregni Serpini G, Bella A, Rota MC, Frascaro F, Pegoraro E, Meacci M, Fabio A, Vecchi E, Girolamo A, Rumpianesi F, Pecorari M, Scaturro M. Improvement of Legionnaires' disease diagnosis using real-time PCR assay: a retrospective analysis, Italy, 2010 to 2015.

Euro Surveill. 2018 Dec;23(50).


Kyritsi MA, Mouchtouri VA, Katsioulis A, Kostara E, Nakoulas V, Hatzinikou M, Hadjichristodoulou C. Legionella Colonization of Hotel Water Systems in Touristic Places of Greece: Association with System Characteristics and Physicochemical Parameters.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Nov 30;15(12).


David S, Mentasti M, Lai S, Vaghji L, Ready D, Chalker VJ, Parkhill J. Spatial structuring of a Legionella pneumophila population within the water system of a large occupational building.

Microb Genom. 2018 Oct;4(10). e


Walker JT. The influence of climate change on waterborne disease and Legionella: a review.

Perspect Public Health. 2018 Sep;138(5):282-286.


De Bruin L, Timmerman CP, Huisman PM, Heidt J. Legionella longbeachae; don't miss it!

Neth J Med. 2018 Aug;76(6):294-297. Review.


Leoni E, Catalani F, Marini S, Dallolio L. Legionellosis Associated with Recreational Waters: A Systematic Review of Cases and Outbreaks in Swimming Pools, Spa Pools, and Similar Environments.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jul 30;15(8). pii: E1612.


Hamilton KA, Prussin AJ 2nd, Ahmed W, Haas CN. Outbreaks of Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever 2006-2017.

Curr Environ Health Rep. 2018 Jun;5(2):263-271. Review.


Di Pippo F, Di Gregorio L, Congestri R, Tandoi V, Rossetti S. Biofilm growth and control in cooling water industrial systems.

FEMS Microbiol Ecol. 2018 May 1;94(5). Review.


Descours G, Hannetel H, Reynaud JV, Ranc AG, Beraud L, Kolenda C, Campese C, Lina G, Ginevra C, Jarraud S. Adaptation of Amoeba Plate Test To Recover Legionella Strains from Clinical Samples.

J Clin Microbiol. 2018 Apr 25;56(5).


Dilger T, Melzl H, Gessner A. Legionella contamination in warm water systems: A species-level survey.

Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2018 Mar;221(2):199-210.


Ji P, Rhoads WJ, Edwards MA, Pruden A. Effect of heat shock on hot water plumbing microbiota and Legionella pneumophila control.

Microbiome. 2018 Feb 9;6(1):30.


Baldovin T, Pierobon A, Bertoncello C, Destefani E, Gennari M, Stano A, Baldo V. May car washing represent a risk for Legionella infection?

Ann Ig. 2018 Jan-Feb;30(1):57-65.