Legionella

AquaMedix Dual-Stage Filters Protect Ice Machines from Bacterial Contamination

Ice machines commonly used in hospitals, nursing homes, restaurants, schools and homes are full of microorganisms.  Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Legionella pneumophila and Mycobacterium avium are waterborne bacteria that can cause serious diseases such as Pneumonia and Legionaires’ Disease. AquaMedix Dual Stage Filters are uniquely designed to trap potentially pathogenic bacteria. These filters are “inline”, inserted between…

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AquaMedix Hollow Membrane Filters Protect Against Legionella Outbreaks

Legionnaires’ Infects Over 140 Fairgoers AquaMedix Hollow Fiber Membrane Filters protect ice machines, hot tubs, water coolers and other devices from waterborne bacterial contamination.  AquaMedix Filters trap potential pathogenic bacteria to minimize the likelihood of bacterial disease outbreaks, such as occurred at the Mountain State Fair in South Carolina during October 2019.      

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POU Filters, as part of a Water Supply Plan, Control Waterborne Pathogens That Cause HAI

“During 2017, in the United States, nearly 7,000 annual total deaths were documented for 13 diseases caused by pathogens that can be transmitted by water* (Waterborne Pathogens). “Of the 6,939 deaths, 91% were associated with three environmental pathogens that can grow in water system biofilms: Legionella (Legionnaires’ disease) (250 deaths), nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infection (1,216…

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