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Volume 26, Number 8—August 2020

Epidemiology of Legionnaires’ Disease, Hong Kong, China, 2005−2015

Yiu-Hong LeungComments to Author , Chau-Kuen Lam, Yung-Yan Cheung, Chi-Wai Chan, and Shuk-Kwan Chuang
Author affiliations: Hong Kong Department of Health, Hong Kong, China

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Table 3

Legionella culture results of environmental swab specimens by site of collection, Hong Kong, China, 2005–2015

Site No. water samples positive for Legionella/no. tested (%)
Water tap 74/332 (22)
Water tap aerator 47/248 (19)
Internal surface of water tap
27/84 (32)
Water filter
10/31 (32)
Shower* 27/459 (6)
Shower head 12/295 (4)
Shower hose
14/154 (9)
Water dispenser 2/17 (11)
14/37 (28)
Total 127/892 (14)

*One sample was collected from shower head and shower hose.

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