The Legiolert® Test is a next-generation culture test to detect Legionella pneumophila, the waterborne bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease. Accurate and reliable test results are essential for reducing Legionnaires’ disease risk through water safety management plans.

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Why test for Legionella pneumophila?

  • L. pneumophila causes 100% of deaths from Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks.1–6

  • L. pneumophila causes 97% of Legionnaires’ disease cases, based on data from cultures of 4,719 patients over 7 years in 17 countries.7

  • L. pneumophila is the most common species found in cooling towers.8

  • L. pneumophila is the only cause of Legionnaires’ disease cooling tower outbreaks.6,9