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Clinician alert – Legionella cluster

There is a cluster of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 with five confirmed cases with onsets between 6 to 25 May. All the cases have spent time in the City of Sydney central CBD region in their incubation period.

NSW government encourages clinicians to have a high index of suspicion for cases presenting with respiratory symptoms and/or features suggestive of pneumonia and to notify their public health unit.

Read the full NSW Health alert here (146 KB)