The concentrations of Legionella pneumophila in cooling towers may vary considerably over short periods of time, producing significant fluctuations throughout the year. Despite genetic variability, in small geographical areas the same indistinguishable pulsed-field gel electrophoresis patterns may be shared among different cooling towers and persist over time. Copyright © 2007, American Society for Microbiology. All Rights Reserved.
|Journal||Applied and Environmental Microbiology|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Aug 2007|