Outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in a nursing home, Slovenia, August 2010: preliminary report.Euro Surveill. 2010 Sep 30; 15(39):19672.ES
We report an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease ina nursing home in Slovenia in August 2010 affecting 15 of 234 residents. To date, Legionnaires' disease has been confirmed in four patients. Further serum analyses and genotyping of isolates are ongoing. The building's water distribution system with dead end sections has been identified as the probable source of infection.