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  • Separately, Hong Kong officials said in a statement that bacteria that cause Legionnaire's disease have been found throughout the new government headquarters.

    Hong Kong Urges Bird-Flu Vigilance

  • Centers for Disease Control David Sencer Dr. Sencer dealt with other high-profile disease outbreaks, including Legionnaire's disease, which first struck a group of veterans in 1976 at a convention in a Philadelphia hotel.

    Health Official Reigned in '76 Swine-Flu Fight

  • Like the things that cause AIDS, Lyme disease, Legionnaire's disease and West Nile fever, the egg-loving germ (whose formal name is Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis) is a classic "emerging infectious agent."

    Egg-loving salmonella bacteria have been sickening people for decades

  • In fact, I've been on the lookout for germ-free ways to greet people ever since the outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease during a 1976 convention in Phladelphia.

    Susan Orlins: 8 Handshake Alternatives to Ward off the Flu

  • In fact, I've been on the lookout for germ-free ways to greet people ever since the outbreak of Legionnaire's Disease during a 1976 convention in Phladelphia.

    Susan Orlins: 8 Handshake Alternatives to Ward off the Flu

  • Legionnaire's is often associated with contaminated air-conditioning systems.

    Legionnaires' Riddle at Pirbright

  • Legionnaire's is often associated with contaminated air-conditioning systems.

    Archive 2007-08-05

  • Thus far no evidence has been found positively to connect his or her illness with the IAH lab but, given that faulty air intake/outtake/ventilation systems constitute a prime suspect for the release of the virus, the connection of Legionnaire's Disease to faulty or contaminated air-conditioning systems will doubtless have set alarm bells ringing.

    Archive 2007-08-05

  • And don't even get us started on Legionnaire's disease.

    Jay Dyckman: The Make-Another-Wish Foundation

  • Thus far no evidence has been found positively to connect his or her illness with the IAH lab but, given that faulty air intake/outtake/ventilation systems constitute a prime suspect for the release of the virus, the connection of Legionnaire's Disease to faulty or contaminated air-conditioning systems will doubtless have set alarm bells ringing.

    Legionnaires' Riddle at Pirbright

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  • a short form of Legionnaire's disease

    April 9, 2013

  • notwithstanding ALL the examples, I believe the proper form is Legionnaires' disease

    April 10, 2013

  • "proper form" is for prescriptivists.

    http://youtu.be/tpeLSMKNFO4?t=1m53s

    April 10, 2013

  • I pretty much agree, especially in terms of usage vs. convention...I mainly wanted to have a link to where the entry is found

    April 10, 2013