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 ...
Dirty CPAP device linked to legionnaire’s
11 Aug 2015