Patients in Health Care Facilities at Risk for Legionnaires’ Disease – infographic
Legionnaires’ disease: A problem for health care facilities.
16 of 21 jurisdictions reported definite cases of health care-associated Legionnaires’ disease (LD) in 2015
GREEN BOX- Reported definite cases of health care-associated LD
GREEN STRIPED BOX- Did not report a definite case of health care-associated LD
GREY BOX- Not included in the analysis: Jurisdictions reporting less than 90% of Legionella infections to SLDSS, which contains information such as health care facility exposures
*Alaska had no cases to report
SOURCE: Supplemental Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance System (SLDSS), CDC, 2015.