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Tucson VA Receives Latest Legionella Test Results February 2016

February 11, 2016

TUCSON, AZ – Earlier this week, the Tucson VA received Legionella test results from the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2016. The latest results validate the remediation process for Legionella eradication at the Tucson VA was successful and no positive indication of Legionella was found.

The Tucson VA Medical Center conducts quarterly Legionella testing by drawing water samples from both hot and cold water distribution systems from inpatient hospital areas. The Tucson VA has a zero tolerance policy for legionella bacteria.

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