Don't swim in the pool!

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<ul><li> 1. Don't Swim in the Pool! A case study by Robert and Lauren</li></ul> <p> 2. Background </p> <ul><li>Skin rash infection </li></ul> <ul><li>Hotel A in Bangor Maine </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>February 18-27 2000 </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Nine people affected </li></ul> <ul><li>Stayed in either the hot tub or pool </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Seven stayed in both </li></ul></li></ul> <p> 3. Patient Symptoms </p> <ul><li>Folliculitis </li></ul> <ul><li>Rash lasted 7 days or less </li></ul> <ul><li>Some had an infection of the outer ear </li></ul> <p> 4. About the Facilities </p> <ul><li>Hot tub &amp; pool within 5 feet of each other </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Separate filtration systems </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Pool had automated chlorination system </li></ul> <ul><li>Hot tub levels were maintained manually </li></ul> <ul><li>During outbreak, chlorine levels were low </li></ul>