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Dirty CPAP device linked to legionnaire’s


A recent case of legionnaire’s disease linked to a dirty CPAP mask reaffirms that respiratory devices can be a reservoir for potentially fatal pathogens, researchers say. A 77-year-old man presented to his GP with a fever, productive cough and increasing shortness of breath.  He was diagnosed with community-acquired pneumonia and treated with broad spectrum antibiotics and non-invasive ...

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