Legionella and Legionella Prevention

The Legionnaires’Disease ProblemRegulatory references

International guidelines

Legionella and the prevention of legionellosis - World Health Organization 2007

European guidelines
  • The European Guidelines for Control and Prevention of Travel Associated Legionnaires’ Disease -
    • vers 1.1 sept 2011
      • former part I and II “European Legionnaires´ Disease Surveillance Network (ELDSNet) Operating
    • Procedures, ECDC Technical Document”
      • former part III “ESGLI/EWGLI Technical Guidelines for the Investigation, Control and Prevention of
    • Travel Associated Legionnaires’ Disease
  • European Manual for Hygiene Standards and Communicable Diseases Surveillance on Passenger
    Ships. EU SHIPSAN TRAINET, October 2011

The Biopharma solution Legionellosis prevention and control program

  • Risk assesment and redaction of prevention and control program
  • Sampling plan for the determination of legionella
  • Training for plan responsibles
  • Education courses inclusive of “on job training” for maintenance technicians
  • Procedural plan and support for registration of the activities
  • Annual review of the program with consignment of implemented dossier
  • BIOCHLOR (PMC Health. Min. Reg. Nr.19916 Dated 05Th April 2013) Stabilized solution titrated in Free Chlorine with specific indication for Legionellosis treatment
  • BIOALPHAFood grade fruit acids mixture for removal of the inorganic biofilm layer
  • BIODUEStabilized peracetic acid for the oxidation and sanitization of organic fraction of the biofilm
  • BIOZONO AG+DLBio oxidant for legionella treatment in thermal circuits - based on hydrogen peroxide and silver ions
  • BIOGLAYDFirst formulation based on glycolic acid specific for dispensers descaling
  • BIOSHIELDTannic extract of Grapes; replace polyphosphates in pipe protection by removing excess cations

Prevention in continuousProgram daily prevention and legionellosis control

Smart system perform alternately 
  • Cleaning with biofilm removal through dosage of peralphahydroxy acids (xaha). Formed in the reactor for peroxidation of fruit acids 
  • Disinfection with standardized free chlorine dosage 
In continuous dosage system realized on respect of health min. Decree dated 08th february 2012. 

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