Legionella definition

Legionella means a genus of bacteria, some species of which have caused a type of pneumonia called Legionnaires Disease.
Legionella means a genus of bacteria containing species which cause a type of pneumonia called Legionnaires' Disease.
Legionella means the genus of bacteria which is ubiquitous in aqueous environments, including the recirculated water of cooling tower systems that are not properly or regularly maintained. There are more than 50 different species of Legionella, all of which are potentially pathogenic.

Examples of Legionella in a sentence

  • The report sought Cabinet approval of the Legionella Control Policy.

  • Development of a mul- tiplex real-time quantitative PCR assay to detect Chlamydia pneumoniae, Legionella pneumophila and Mycoplasma pneumoni- ae in respiratory tract secretions.

  • Review the existing procedures, systems and contracts relating to statutory and regulatory compliance including operations to include asbestos, Legionella water management, fire safety management, electric and gas, control of contractors, estates helpdesk and the associated administration, record keeping, and other related systems as required to ensure compliance.

  • RESOLVED that for the reasons contained in the Officer's Report the Legionella Control Policy attached at Appendix 1 of the report be approved.

  • INTRODUCTION The Simcoe Muskoka Catholic District School Board (SMCDSB), is seeking bids for the treatment/service in order to maintain optimal design operation of the cooling towers at various sites including chlorination for the prevention of Legionella.


More Definitions of Legionella

Legionella means a genus of bacteria, some species of which have caused a type of pneumonia called Legionnaires disease. §64651.54. Membrane Filtration.
Legionella means a genus of bacteria, some species of which have caused a type of pneumonia called Legionnaires dis- ease. (47g) “Level 1 assessment” means an evaluation to identify the possible presence of sanitary defects, defects in distribution system coliform monitoring practices, and, when possible, the likely reason that the system triggered the assessment. It is trig- gered by total coliform detections under s. NR 809.31. It is con- ducted by the system operator or owner.(47r) “Level 2 assessment” means an evaluation to identify the possible presence of sanitary defects, defects in distribution system coliform monitoring practices, and, when possible, the likely reason that the system triggered the assessment. A Level 2 assessment provides a more detailed examination of the system, including the system’s monitoring and operational practices, than does a Level 1 assessment through the use of more comprehensive investigation and review of available information, additional internal and external resources, and other relevant practices. It is conducted by an individual approved by the department, which may include the system operator.
Legionella means a genus of bacteria, some species of which may cause Legionnaires' disease.
Legionella means bacteria belonging to the genus Legionella;
Legionella means bacteria belonging to the genus Legionella; S. 3(1) def. of "lot" inserted by No. 85/2000 s. 3.
Legionella means a genus of bacteria, some species of which have caused a type of pneumonia called Legionnaires disease. "Liquid chlorine" means a liquefied, compressed chlorine gas as shipped in commerce.
Legionella means any discharge release or escape of Legionella or other airborne pathogens from water tanks water systems air-conditioning plants cooling towers and the like