Ongoing monitoring of Legionella in Flint in the wake of the drinking water crisis

Posted by on June 20, 2016 2:03 pm
Categories: health

New research suggests that microbial water quality issues of Flint drinking water are improving, based on recent testing in March 2016, but that continued vigilance is in order. The research found that levels of DNA markers for Legionella have decreased throughout Flint since October 2015 before the water change, but did confirm that pathogenic forms of the bacteria, including L. pneumophila, were culturable at some sampling points.

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