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Wee Beasties: Lp the OG

Episode Summary

This month, Dr. Kimothy Smith and Christian Railsback explore a well-known pathogen to healthcare facilities worldwide, Legionella pneumophila (Lp). Premise plumbing systems serve as the coziest of homes to this harmful and sometimes deadly bug, making routine biosurveillance efforts a must. Our hosts take a deep dive into the metabolic and cellular composition, preferred habitats, harmful effects, and preventative measures of Legionella pneumophila.

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