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A device originating from Quebec to prevent Legionnaire’s Disease

The Estrie-based company SPI Bio has developed a device capable of rapidly detecting the presence of legionella, the bacterium responsible for legionellosis, an infection that affected 181 people in the Quebec City area in 2012, killing 12. The device, which attaches to the cooling towers where the bacteria attaches itself, can also work in hot water systems, park fountains and spas. Catherine Perrin speaks with Étienne Lemieux, co-founder of SPI Bio.

Listen to the french interview here: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/medium-large/segments/entrevue/98743/appareil-quebecois-prevenir-legionellose-lemieux

Article found in: https://ici.radio-canada.ca/premiere/emissions/medium-large/segments/entrevue/98743/appareil-quebecois-prevenir-legionellose-lemieux

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