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Legionella bozemanii pulmonary abscess in a pediatric allogeneic stem cell transplant recipient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17848897     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Legionella spp. infections are often considered in the differential diagnosis of pneumonia in adults. This case report describes a pediatric stem cell transplant recipient presenting with cavitary pulmonary disease secondary to Legionella bozemanii infection. Also highlighted with this atypical clinical presentation are challenges in diagnosing legionellosis and concerns of increased vulnerability for such infections when severely immunocompromised patients are changed to nontrimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia prophylaxis.
Authors:
Martha L Miller; Randall Hayden; Aditya Gaur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Pediatric infectious disease journal     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0891-3668     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr. Infect. Dis. J.     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-12     Completed Date:  2007-10-09     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701858     Medline TA:  Pediatr Infect Dis J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  760-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Infectious Diseases, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN 38105, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Humans
Legionella / isolation & purification*
Legionellosis / diagnosis*,  microbiology
Lung Abscess / microbiology*,  radiography
Male
Precursor Cell Lymphoblastic Leukemia-Lymphoma / complications*
Stem Cell Transplantation*
Transplantation
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
CA21765/CA/NCI NIH HHS

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