Dr. Janet Stout http://wesa.fm en Legionnaire's Disease in the VA Hospital system http://wesa.fm/post/legionnaires-disease-va-hospital-system <p></p><p>In a series of <a href="http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/4185621-74/legionnaires-cdc-disease#axzz2WUxhm3wJ">articles</a> in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, reporter Adam Smeltz has <a href="http://triblive.com/news/allegheny/4177912-74/legionella-patients-workers#axzz2WUxhm3wJ">investigated</a> on the prevalence of the Legionella bacteria, which causes <a href="http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/legionnairesdisease.html">Legionnaire's disease</a>, in Pittsburgh's VA hospital in Oakland. &nbsp;His findings indicate that there may have been reason to fear an outbreak in the hospital prior to the one that occurred in 2011.</p><p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:02:00 +0000 John Lavanga 11667 at http://wesa.fm Legionnaire's Disease in the VA Hospital system