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Contact Information for People Interested in Legionnaires' Disease
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Abraham, William
Scottish Legionella Reference Laboratory
Stobhill NHS Trust Hospital Glasgow G21 3UW, Scotland
Phone - +44 141 201 3835
Email: bill.abraham@northglasgow.scot.nhs.uk Field of interest: Diagnosis and serotyping



Alexiou Daniel, Stella
Ass. Prof. of Microbiology
Dept. of Microbiology,
School of Medicine,
Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki 54006
Greece
Head of Legionella Reference Laboratory of Northern Greece Interests:
Diagnosis of Legionnaires' disease and the isolation of microorganisms from environmental sources
Phone Number:30 31 999159
Fax Number:30 31 999149
E mail address: salexiou@med.auth.gr



Ausina Ruiz, Vicente
Head of Department of Microbiology
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Professor of Infectious
Pathology
Universitat Automa de Barcelona
Mailing address:
Servei de Microbiologia
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Carretera del Canyet s/n
08916 Badalona
Barcelona
SPAIN
Phone: 34-3-4651200 ext 393
Fax: 34-3-4657019
e-mail: vausina@ns.hugtip.scs.es



Barbaree, James M.
Microbial Detection & Subtyping Laboratory
Room 101, Life Sciences Building
Auburn University, AL 36849
USA
Tel.: (334) 844-1647
Fax: (334) 844-1645
e-mail: jbarbare@acesag.auburn.edu



Belyi, Iouri
Laboratory of Molecular Pathogenesis
Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology & Microbiology
Ulitsa Gamalei 18
Moscow 123098, Russia
Phone (095) 193 6371
email - bel@gamen.msk.su


Benson, Robert F.
Legionella Laboratory Respiratory Diseases Branch, DBMD, NCID
1600 Clifton Road, Mail Stop GO3
Atlanta, GA 30333
Field of Interest: Clinical Diagnosis, Environmental Detection
Phone 404-639- 3563 Fax 404-639-4215
email - reb3@cdc.gov


Bernander, Sverker
Department of Clinical Microbiology
Karolinska Hospital
S-1771 76 Stockholm, Sweden
Fax - +46 8 308 099
email - Sverker.Bernander@ks.se
Field of interest: Detection of legionella in clinical samples and in epidemiological typing.


Castellani-Pastoris, Maddalena
Dept. of Bacteriology
Istituto Superiore di Sanita
Viale Regina Elena
299 00161 Rome, Italy
Phone +39 6 4990 2856 Fax +39 6 4938 7112
email - maddalena.castellani@iss.it


Crespi, Sebastian
Policlinica Miramar
Laboratory
Camino de la Vileta 30
07014 Palma de Mallorca
Spain
Tel : 34 971 767090
Fax: 34 971 767089
e-mail: screspi@ctv.es



Decludt,Bénédicte
Réseau National de Santé Publique
12 rue du Val d'Osne
94415 Saint Maurice cedex, France
Phone - +33 1 41 79 67 22
Fax - +33 1 41 79 67 69
email - decludt@invs.sante.fr



DeGheldre, Yves
Hôspital Erasme
Laboratorire de Microbiologie
808 route de Lennik
B-1070 Bruxelles, Belgium
Phone +32 2 555 4517 Fax +32 2 555 6459
email- ydegheld@ulb.ac.be


Domínguez Benítez, José Antonio
Reseacher of Department of Microbiology
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Assistant Professor of Infectious Pathology
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Mailing address:
Servei de Microbiologia
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Carretera del Canyet s/n
08916 Badalona
Barcelona
SPAIN
Phone: 34-3-4651200 ext 474
Fax: 34-3-4657019
e-mail: jadoming@ns.hugtip.scs.es



Drasar, Vladimir
OHS-National Legionella Reference Laboratory District Hygiene Station
Masarykovo nám.16
CZ-682 01 Vyskov, Czech Republic
Phone +420 407 333401 Fax +420 507 347288
email:vdrasar@infos.cz


Edwards, Giles
Scottish Legionella Reference Laboratory
Stobhill NHS Trust
Glasgow G21 3UW, Scotland
Phone - +44 141 201 3015 Fax - +44 141 558 5508
email - mailto:gedwards@ssrl.demon.co.uk
Field of interest: Diagnosis & molecular typing



Etienne, Jerome
Hopital Edouard Herriot
Laboratoire Central de Microbiologie
Bât 10 - Place d'Arsonval
69437 Lyon, cedex 03, France
Phone - +33 472 11 07 62 Fax - +33 472 11 07 64
email - jetienne@univ-lyonl.fr



Fields, Barry
CDC, Mailstop CO2
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
Phone - 404 639 3563 Fax - 404 639 4215
email - bsf2@cdc.gov



Professeur Dominique FONTVIEILLE
UMR CARRTEL, Centre Alpin de Recherche sur les Réseaux Trophiques des Ecosystèmes Limniques
Equipe Microbiologie
Task Group on Microbial Ecology
Université de Savoie - INRA
Domaine universitaire
73376 Le Bourget du Lac cedex, France

Phone: 33 (0)4 79 75 88 63, Fax: 33 (0)4 79 75 88 80
email: dfont@univ-savoie.fr


Galí Vila, Núria
Researcher of Department of Microbiology
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Assistant Professor of Infectious Pathology
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Mailing address:
Servei de Microbiologia
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Carretera del Canyet s/n
08916 Badalona
Barcelona
SPAIN
Phone: 34-3-4651200 ext 474
Fax: 34-3-4657019
e-mail: ngali@ns.hugtip.scs.es



Marian Garcia-Nuñez
Reseacher of Department of Infectious Diseases
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Mailing address:
Servei de Malalties infeccioses
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Carretera del Canyet s/n
08916 Badalona
Barcelona
SPAIN
Phone: 34-3-4651200 ext: 3534
Fax: 34-3-4978843
e-mail: mgarcia@aqualab-geleg.com



Girdwood, Tony
Scottish Legionella Reference Laboratory
Stobhill NSH Trust
Glasgow G21 3UW, Scotland
Phone +44 141 201 3013



Harrison, Timothy
Respiratory and Systemic Infection Laboratory
HPA Centre for Infections
61 Colindale Avenue
London
NW9 5EQ, England
Fax - +44 181 205 6528
Voice 020 8327 6906
email- tim.harrison@hpa.org.uk
PHLS home page: http://www.hpa.org



Helbig, Jürgen H.
Medical Faculty TU Dresden
Institute of Medical Microbiology and Hygiene
Fiedlerstr. 42
D-01307 Dresden
Germany
Phone - +49 351 4586577
Fax -+ 49 351 4586310
email - Juergen.Helbig@mailbox.tu-dresden.de



Higa, Futoshi
1st Dept. Of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
University of the Ryukyus
207, Uehara, Nishihara
Okinawa 903-01, Japan
Phone - +81 98 895 3331 ext.2438
Fax - +81 98 895 3086
email - fhiga@med.u-ryukyu.ac.jp
Field of interest:
Clinical diagnosis & treatment of Legionnaires' disease, Molecular pathogenesis of Legionella, Community-acquired & opportunistic pulmonary infections.



Jensen, Skov Jørgen
Mycoplasma Laboratory
Statens Seruminstitut
Artillerivej 5
DK-2300, Copenhagen, Denmark
Phone - +45 3268 3636
Fax - +45 3268 3152
email - jsj@ssi.dk



Jociene, Romualda
Kalvariju str. 153
Laboratory of Especially Dangerous Diseases
Centre for Communicable Diseases, Prevention & Control
Vilnus 2042, Lithuania
Phone - +370 5 778 661
Fax - +370 5 778761
email - mailto:rimantas@ktl.mii.lt



Kallings, Ingegerd
Bacteriology Department
Swedish Institute for Infectious Disease Control
S-105 21 Stockholm, Sweden
Phone + 46 8 735 1112
Fax +46 8 735 1040
email - ingegerd.kallings@smi.ki.se



KLUN, Natasa, MSc, DVM (microbiologist)
Institut of Public Health of the Republic of Slovenia
Dept. of Sanitary Microbiology
Grabloviceva 44
1000 Ljubljana
SLOVENIA
Phone:+ 386 1 52 05 726
Fax +386 1 52 05 730
e- mail : natasa.klun@ivz-rs.si





Kusnetsov, Jaana
National Public Health Institute
Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology
Box 95
Fin-70701 Kuopio, Finland
Phone - +358 17 201374 Fax - +358 17 201155
email - Jaana.Kusnetsov@ktl.fi



Lindsay, Diane
Scottish Legionella Reference Laboratory
Stobhill NHS Trust
Glasgow G21 3UW, Scotland
Phone - +44 141 201 3013
Email Address: diane.lindsay@northglasgow.scot.nhs.uk
Field of interest:
Diagnosis & molecular typing



LoPresti, François
Laboratoire de Bactériologie
UPRES EA 1655
Centre Natioal de Reference des Legionella
Faculté de Médecine RTH Laënnec
rue Guillaume Paradin 69372
Lyon Cedex 08, France
Phone - 33-4-78-77-86-57
Fax - 33-4-78-77-86-58
email - derba@cimac-res.univ-lyon1.fr



Lüneberg, Edeltraud
Institut für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie
Universität Würzburg
Josef-Schneider-Str. 2
D-97080, Germany
Phone - +49 931 201 3926
Fax - +49 931 201 3445
email - elueneberg@hygiene.uni-wuerzburg.de
Home page - http://www.hygiene.uni-wuerzburg.de/



Prof. Dr. Reinhard Marre
Abteilung Med. Mikrobiologie und Hygiene
Universität Ulm
89077 Ulm
Tel.: 0731-50-24600/1
Fax.: 0731-50-24619
e-mail:reinhard.marre@medizin.uni-ulm.de
e-mail:baerbel.verheyen@medizin.uni-ulm.de




Martín-Bourgon, Cecilia
Jefe de Area de Investigación
y Formación Intramural
Instituto de Salud Carlos III
Majadahonda 28220
Tel 91/509 70 15
Fax 91/509 79 66
Email: cmartin@isciii.es
Matas Andreu, Lurdes
Department of Microbiology
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Associated Professor of Infectious Pathology
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Mailing address:
Servei de Microbiologia
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Carretera del Canyet s/n
08916 Badalona
Barcelona
SPAIN
Phone: 34-3-4651200 ext 394
Fax: 34-3-4657019
e-mail: lmatas@ns.hugtip.scs.es

Mathys, Dr. Werner, PhD
Institute for Hygiene
University of Muenster
Robert-Koch-Str. 41
D-48129 Muenster, Germany
Telephone: +49-251-8355376
Fax: +49-251-8355341
email: mathys@uni-muenster.de  
Mavridou, Athena
National School of Public Health
Alexandra avenue 196
Athens 11521, Greece
Phone- +30 1 6422 278 Fax- +30 1 9228 958
email- mailto:amavrid@acropolis.gr


Miyara, Takayuki
University of the Ryukyus
1st Dept. of Internal Medicine
207 Uehara, Nishihara
Okinawa, Japan
email- miyarata@ii-okinawa.ne.jp
Field of interest: Genetic diagnosis of Legionella, Molecular pathology of Legionella


MOJTABA MOOSAVIAN
Dept. of Mocrobiology
School of Medicine,
Ahwaz Jundi Shapour Univ. of Medical Sciences
Ahwaz, Iran
Tel :(0098-611)3330074
Fax : (0098-611)3332036 OR (0098-611)3361544
moosavian_m@yahoo.com

 


Neumeister, Birgid MD PhD
Legionella Research Group
Dept. Transfusion Medicine
University of Tuebingen
Otfried-Mueller-Strasse 4/1
D-72076 Tuebingen
Phone Number: 0049-7071-2981608
Fax Number: 0049-7071-295240
email Birgid.Neumeister@med.uni-tuebingen.de Dr. Neumeister is interested in research collaborations with others


Papoutsi, Androniki
Aristoelian University of Thessaloniki
School of Medicine
National Reference Center on Legionnaires' Disease
54006 Thessaloniki, Greece
Phone - +30 31 999 151
Fax - +30 31 999 149
email papoutsi@med.auth.gr
Field of interest: Molecular typing
Portero Cano, Rosa
Seccion de Informacion Microbiologica
Centro Nacional de Epidemiologia
Sinesio Delgado 6
28029 Madrid, Spain
Phone- +34 91 387 78 02 Fax- +34 91 387 78 16
email- rcano@isciii.es
Field of interest: Epidemiology


Ratcliff, Rod
Infectious Diseases Laboratories
Institute of Medical & Veterinary Science
Frome Road, PO Box 14, Rundle Mall
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Phone - +61 8 8222 3245 Fax - +61 8 8222 3543
email - rod.ratcliff@imvs.sa.gov.au
Field of Interest - Identification and phylogeny of Legionella


Rantakokko, Kaisu
Turku University
Kiinamyllynkatu 13
20520 Turku, Finland
email- kaisu.rantakokko@uti.fi
Field of Interest - Infectious Diseases


Roig,Jorge, M.D., Ph.D., F.C.C.P.
Pulmonary Division
Hospital Nostra Senyora de Meritxell
1-13 Fiter Rosell ; Escaldes - Engordany
Principality of Andorra
e-mail averoig@mypic.ad or jroig@separ.es
fax + 376 865696
telephone number; +376 860738 or +376868638


Sabrià Leal, Miquel
Head of Department of Infectious Diseases
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Professor of Infectious Pathology
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Mailing address:
Servei de Malalties infeccioses
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Carretera del Canyet s/n
08916 Badalona
Barcelona
SPAIN
Phone: 34-3-4651200
Fax: 34-3-4657019
e-mail: msabria@ns.hugtip.scs.es
Schaefer, Benedikt
Umweltbunddesamt Institute for Water, Soil & Air Hygiene
P.O. Box 330022
14191 Berlin, Germany
Phone- +49 37437 76225 Fax- +49 37437 76219
email- benedikt.schaefer@uba.de
Field of Interest: Ecology of Legionella and technical measurements for Legionella prevention in drinking water systems
Schuchat, Anne
Chief, Respiratory Diseases Branch
Division of Bacterial & Mycotic Diseases
Mailstop C-23
NCID, CDC
Atlanta, GA 30333
fax- 404-639-7420
email- acs1@cdc.gov
Sopena Galindo, Nieves
Department of Infectious Diseases
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Assistant Professor of Infectious Pathology
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Mailing address:
Servei de Malalties infeccioses
Hospital Universitari Germans Trias i Pujol
Carretera del Canyet s/n
08916 Badalona
Barcelona
SPAIN
Phone: 34-3-4651200
Fax: 34-3-4657019
e-mail: nsopena@ns.hugtip.scs.es
Dr Susanne Surman, Top Grade Clinical Scientist (microbiologist), BSc PhD
Head Health Protection Agency London Food Water & Environmental Microbiology
Laboratory
Central Public Health Laboratory
61 Colindale Ave
London
NW9 5HT
Tel. 0200 200 4400x 3530
Or 0208 358 3008
Fax 020 358 3009
email - Susanne.surman@hpa.org.uk
Interests: isolation from environmental sources, control,
interactions with protozoa.


Dr. Christos Trapalis
Institute of Materials Science
National Centre for Scientific Research DEMOKRITOS
153 10
Ag. Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Tel: +3 01 65 03 336
Fax: +3 01 65 19 430
email - trapalis@ims.demokritos.gr
Interests: antibacterial materials used to decrease bacterial growth in the environment, such as nanoparticles of antibacterial metals, or photocatalytic oxides
Türetgen, Irfan
Istanbul University Faculty of Science
Dept. of Biology 34118 Vezneciler
Istanbul - TURKEY
Phone: + 90 212 455 57 00 / 15074
Fax:      + 90 212 528 05 27
E-mail: turetgen@istanbul.edu.tr
Field of interest: Legionella ecology, cooling towers, microbial biofilms, disinfection,

Uldum, Søren
Neisseria Department
Statens Seruminstitut
Artillerivej 5
DK-2300, Copenhagen S, Denmark
Phone - +45 3268 3194
Fax - +45 3268 3152
email - su@ssi.dk


Anneke van der Zee, PhD
Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
RLM/PAL
A.Schweitzer and Beatrix Hospitals
Dordrecht/Gorinchem
POBox 899
3300AW Dordrecht
The Netherlands
tel:+31 786547105
fax:+31 786523120
email:a.vander.zee@asz.nl

 

Visca, Paolo BMM
Istituto Superiore di Sanita
Department of Bacteriology
Viale Regina Elena, 299 00161, Rome Italy
Phone - +39 6 4990 3127 Fax - +39 6 4990 2934
email - visca@axcasp.caspur.it
Interests: Typing, Pathogenicity mechanisms


Wewalka, Prof.Dr.Günther
Bundesstaatliche bakteriologisch-
serologische Untersuchungsanstalt
A-1096 Wien, Währingerstraße 25a
Europa
Tel: ++43 1 405-15-57
Fax: ++43 1 402 39 00
Email:bbsuawien@aon.at

Yoshida, Shinichi M.D., Ph.D.
Department of Bacteriology
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Kyushu University
Fukuoka, 812-8582 Japan
Phone - +81 92 642 6127 Fax - +81 92 642 6133
email - syn-ichi@bact.med.kyushu-u.ac.jp
Field of Interest: Pathogenicity and a variety of modes of intracellular growth mechanisms of Legionella.


Yu, Victor, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Chief, Infectiuos Disease Section
VA Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15240
phone- 412-688-6643 voice mail -412-688-6179 fax- 412-688-6947
email- vly+@pitt.edu
Members of Commercial Organizations

Hayes, John IHEEM
Tarn House
2-4 Copy Ground Lane
High Wycombe HP12 3HE, England
Phone - +44 1494 535 576 Fax - +44 1494 464 175
email -info@tarn-pure.com
http://www.tarn-pure.com/  

LiquiTech (Water Treatment - Copper/silver ionization systems)
Phillips, Bobby
Chief Information Officer
341 Remington Blvd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
Phone: 800-635-7873 Phone: 630-679-0277
Fax: 630-679-9051
email:mailto:bobby@liquitech.net
http://www.liquitech.net/

Steven Malamud
Market Research & Communications Manager
Binax Inc.
217 Read Street
Portland ME 04103
Voice: 207-772-3988, ext. 222
Fax: 207-871-5751
email - SMalamud@binax.com
http://www.binax.com/  

Intracel Corporation (Urinary Antigen Test Kit)
Philip Clark
Scientist
2005 NW Sammamish Rd.
Suite 107
Issaquah, WA 98027
Voice: 425-392-2992 or 1-800-BARTELS
email philipc@intracel.com
http://www.intracel.com/bartels/bartels.html

Matthew Freije
President
HC Information Resources Inc.
PO Box 2109
Fallbrook CA 92088-2109
USA
Direct Tel: 760-451-1050, Fax: 619-839-3166
mf@hcinfo.com
http://www.hcinfo.com

Augustin Oliva
AmbiCat Consulting
www.ambicat.es
aoliva@ambicat.es
Crta Martorell 95 Local 8
08224 Terrassa (Barcelona) Spain

Tim Keane
Legionella Risk Management, Inc.
31 Marian Circle
Chalfont, PA 18914
tk@legionellarm.com
www.LegionellaRM.com

Laurance S. Staples, Jr.
L. S. Staples Company (Inc.)
7862 Howe Circle
Shawnee Mission, KS 66208-4260
Telephone and FAX: 913-341-3068
email: lsstaples@compuserve.com    

Mark Hodgson
Clayton Environmental Consultants
160 Fieldcrest Avenue
Edison, New Jersey, USA
Tel 732 225 6040
mhodgson@claytongrp.com    

Efrain "Frank" Rosa
President, Aqua Technical Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 193, Liverpool, NY 13088
Tel/Fax: 315.652.5662
E-mail: aquatech@twcny.rr.com

Bernhard Boulton
B Sc hons, Ph D, Grad Dip (Bus) Admin, AFAIM, M. ACA, Affil. G. AIRAH
Managing Partner
Legionella Auditing Service
Locked Bag 1001, Sandringham Vic 3191, Australia
Tel +61(0)3 9598 5568; Fax 95985445; cell +61(0)413 057 870
Email: audit@legionella.com.au
Web: www.legionella.com.au

John A. Herbert
Managing Director
Kelcroft Consulting Engineers
Hong Kong
Tel: +(852)23359830
Fax:+(852)2335986
web: www.kelcroft.com.hk
Field of Interest: Legionella in the Built environment

PA Boileau
Groupe de Chimie Conseil IsH2OTop
+ labo : 520-B St-Charles, Suite 201, Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC, J7V 7N2
( (514) 886-4268 2 514-227-5511
web: www.web-h2o.com

Simon Dooner
Accepta Water Treatment
Quay West
Trafford Wharf Road
Manchester M17 1HH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 161 240 2100
Fax: +44 (0) 870 135 6389
e-mail: sdooner@accepta.com
Web: http://www.accepta.com
 
John Dobson
Legionella Control International
Quay West
Trafford Wharf Road
Manchester M17 1HH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 161 240 2245
E-mail: jdobson@legionellacontrol.com
Web: http://www.legionellacontrol.com

 

Paul McNicholas (Water Treatment Consultation) IIC Limited PO Box 147
Derwentside
Durham< br /> DH7 0PT
United Kingdom
+44(0)1207 529926
E-mail: pmcnicholas@iic-consultants.com
Website: www.iic-consultants.com


Mike Koumi  B.Sc. (Hons)
Senior Partner
HYDROP E.C.S.
Wrens Court
55 Lower Queen Street
Sutton Coldfield
West Midlands
B72 1RT
Tel: 0121 354 2030
Fax: 0121 354 8030
email: mike@hydrop.com
www.hydrop.com

Simon Bruce
Fineapply Limited
77 Heyford Park
Upper Heyford
Bicester,OXON
OX25 5HD
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0) 1869 238070
Fax: +44 (0) 1869 238071
e-mail: sbruce@fineapply.com
web: http://www.fineapply.com

Diane Miskowski, MPH
EMSL Analytical Inc.
107 Haddon Ave.
Westmont, NJ 08108
800-220-3675 x1218
856-858-4766
www.emsl.com

Steve Gregory
Descale and Chlorination Services

Coldwell Street
Wirksworth
Derbyshire
DE4 4FB
Tel: +44 (0) 1629 823 101
E-mail: steve.gregory@legionnaires-disease.co.uk


Other Interested Parties

Dennis Green
http://www.q-net.net.au/~legion
email: legion@q-net.net.au

 





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