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Table 5

Potentially pathogenic bacteria identified from the two thermal baths in Budapest

GenusBathDetection techniqueSpeciesRisk groupPossible diseasesPool type
Acinetobacter TB1, TB2 NGS and cultivation johnsonii Pneumonia CU 
   baumanni Pneumonia, blood infection, meningitis, urinary tract infection CU 
Moraxella TB1, TB2 NGS and cultivation osloensis Conjunctivitis CU and CIRC 
Cloacibacterium TB1, TB2 NGS – Urinary tract infection CU and CIRC 
Stenotrophomonas TB1, TB2 Taxon-specific PCR maltophila Pneumonia, endocarditis CU and CIRC 
Pseudomonas TB1, TB2 NGS, taxon-specific PCR and cultivation aeruginosa Skin and soft tissue, urinary tract, gastrointestinal diseases CU and CIRC 
   alcaligenes Blood infection, endocarditis CU and CIRC 
   stutzeri Blood, respiratory tract, urinary tract infection CU 
Legionella TB1, TB2 NGS – Legionnaires' disease, Pontiac fever CU and CIRC 
Staphylococcus TB1, TB2 NGS and cultivation aureus Dermal, respiratory, nervous system infection CU and CIRC 
Microbacterium TB1 Cultivation paraoxydans Peritonitis, catheter-related infections CIRC 
Brevundimonas TB1, TB2 NGS and cultivation nasdae Pneumothorax, empyema CU 
GenusBathDetection techniqueSpeciesRisk groupPossible diseasesPool type
Acinetobacter TB1, TB2 NGS and cultivation johnsonii Pneumonia CU 
   baumanni Pneumonia, blood infection, meningitis, urinary tract infection CU 
Moraxella TB1, TB2 NGS and cultivation osloensis Conjunctivitis CU and CIRC 
Cloacibacterium TB1, TB2 NGS – Urinary tract infection CU and CIRC 
Stenotrophomonas TB1, TB2 Taxon-specific PCR maltophila Pneumonia, endocarditis CU and CIRC 
Pseudomonas TB1, TB2 NGS, taxon-specific PCR and cultivation aeruginosa Skin and soft tissue, urinary tract, gastrointestinal diseases CU and CIRC 
   alcaligenes Blood infection, endocarditis CU and CIRC 
   stutzeri Blood, respiratory tract, urinary tract infection CU 
Legionella TB1, TB2 NGS – Legionnaires' disease, Pontiac fever CU and CIRC 
Staphylococcus TB1, TB2 NGS and cultivation aureus Dermal, respiratory, nervous system infection CU and CIRC 
Microbacterium TB1 Cultivation paraoxydans Peritonitis, catheter-related infections CIRC 
Brevundimonas TB1, TB2 NGS and cultivation nasdae Pneumothorax, empyema CU 

CU: charging-unloading systems; CIRC: recirculation systems.

Notation is shown in Table 1.

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