Patients in Health Care Facilities at Risk for Legionnaires’ Disease - infographic

Legionnaires’ disease: A problem for health care facilities.


Legionnaires’ disease: A problem for health care facilities.

16 of 21 jurisdictions reported definite cases of health care-associated Legionnaires’ disease (LD) in 2015

LEGEND:

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

FOOTNOTE:

*Alaska had no cases to report

CDC Vitalsigns

www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/legionella

SOURCE: Supplemental Legionnaires’ Disease Surveillance System (SLDSS), CDC, 2015.

Page last reviewed: June 2, 2017