documento 4.4.00 - legionellosi: bibliografia

 

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(Documento 4 aprile 2000 - Legionellosi)

1. World Health Organization. Epidemiology, prevention and control of legionellosis: Memorandum from a WHO meeting. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 1990, 58: 155-164.

2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Guideline for Prevention of Nosocomial Pneumonia. MMWR 1997; 46(RR-1):l-79.

3. Castellani Pastoris M. Legionellosi: una malattia di rilievo ancora sottovalutata. L'Igiene Moderna, 1999:111, 105-115.

4. Ministère du Travail et des Affaires Sociales. Direction générale de la Santé. Guide d'investigation d'un ou plusieurs cas de légionellose. Bulletin épidémiologique hebdomadaire 1997, 20-22:83-105.

5. Office fédéral de la santé publique. Légionelles et légionellose. Particularités biologiques, épidémiologie, aspects cliniques, enquétes environnementales, prévention et mesures de lutte. Berne, OFSP, 1999.

6. Lin Yu, Stout JE, Yu VL. Disinfection of water distribution systems for Legionella. Semin Resp Infect, 1998; 13:147-159.

7. Yu VL, Liu Z, Stout JE, Goetz A. Legionella disinfection of water distribution systems: principles, problems, and practice. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 1993; 14:567-570.

8. Korvick J, Yu VL, Fang GD. The role of Legionella sp. in nosocomial pneumonia. Semin Respiratory Infections 1987; 2:34-47.

9. United Kingdom Department of Health: The Control of Legionella in Health Care Premises - A Code of Practice. London, UK, Her Majesty's Stationary Office, 1991.

10. United Kingdom Department of Health: The prevention and control of legionellosis (including Legionnaires' Disease). Approved Code of Practice. London, UK, Her Majesty's Stationary Office. Health and Safety Executive l991 / 1993.

11. Drasar V, Pospichal Z, Luck PC, Outbreak of L. pneumophila sg 3 among kidney transplants in Prague (Abstract). European Working Group on Legionella Infections (EWGLI). 14th Meeting 1999. Abstract book.

12. Castellani Pastoris M., Benedetti P. Legionella e legionellosi. Istituto Superiore di Sanità e Assessorato alla Sanità Regione Campania 1993.

13. Ezzeddine H, Van Hossel C, Delmee M, Wauters C. Legionella spp. in a hospital hot water system: effect of control measures. J Hosp Inf 1989; 13: 121-131.

14. Yu VL, Beam TR, Lumish RM, Vickers RM, Fleming J, McDermott C, Romano J. Routine culturing for Legionella in the hospital environment may be a good idea: a 3 hospital prospective study. Amer J Med Sci 1987; 294: 97-99.

15. Vickers RM, Yu VL, Hanna S, Muraca P, Diven W, Carmen N, Taylor F. Determinants of L. pneumophila contamination of water distribution systems: 15 hospital prospective study. Infec Control 1987; 8: 357-363.

16. Goetz A, Yu VL. Screening for nosocomial legionellosis by culture of the water supply and targeting high risk patients for specialized laboratory testing. Amer J Infect Control 1991; 19: 63-66.

17. Liu Z, Stout JE, Tedesco L, Boldin M, Hwang C, Yu VL. Efficacy of ultraviolet light on the disinfection of Legionella in a hospital water distribution system. Water Research 1995; 29: 2275-2228.

18. Liu Z, Stout JE, Boldin M, Rugh J, Diven WF, Yu VL. Intermittent use of copper-silver ionization for Legionella control in water distribution systems: a potential option in buildings housing low risk individuals. Clin Infect Dis 1998; 26: 138-140.

19. Rota MC, Castellani Pastoris M, Salmaso S. La legionellosi in Italia nel 1997. Notiziario ISS, 1998, vol 11, N. 11.

20. Rota MC, Castellani Pastoris M, Salmaso S. La legionellosi in Italia nel 1998. Nutiziario ISS. 1999, vol 12, N. 8.

21. Vergis EN, Yu VL. Legionella species in Antimicrobial Therapy andVvaccines. Editors VL Yu, TC Merigang, sl Barriere. 1999, pg. 257-272.

22. American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). Standard guide for inspecting water systems for Legionellae and investigating possible outbreaks of legionellosis (Legionnaires' Disease or Pontiac Fever). AMST, West Conshohocken, PA, USA.1999.

23. Klein NC, Cunha BA. Treatment of Legionnaires' Disease. Seminars in Respiratory Infections, 1988, Vol. 13, N.2 (June), 140-146.

24. World Health Organization. Weekly Epidemiological Record. Legionnaires' Disease, Europe, 1998. 1999, 74, N. 33, 273-277.

25. Breiman RF, Butler JC. Legionnaires' Disease: clinical, epidemiological, and public health perspectives. Seminar in Respiratory Infections, 1998, Vol 13, N. 2 (June), 84-89.

26. Fallon RJ, Rowbotham TJ. Microbiological investigation into an outbreak of Pontiac fever due to Legionella micdadei associated with use of a whirlpool. J. Clin. Pathol., 1990; 43: 479-483.

27. Spitalny KC, Vogt RL, Orciari LA, Witherell LE, Etkind P, Novick LF. Pontiac fever associated with a whirlpool spa. Am. J. Epidemiol. 1984; 120: 809-817.

28. VDI 6022 Hygienic Standards or Ventilation and Air-conditioning Systems, 1998.

29. De Santoli L, Fracastoro GV. Qualità dell'Aria negli Ambienti Interni - Soluzioni e Strategie, AICARR, Milano, 1998.

30. ASTM, Inspecting Water System for Legionellae, 1996.

31. Circulaire DGS n. 97/311 du 24-4-97 relative a la surveillance et la prevention de la legionellose.

32. Legionellosis Position Paper approved by ASHRAE BoD, June 25, 1998.