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Legionella feeleii pneumonia and pericarditis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9200040     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Legionella feeleii pneumonia has been described in seven cases, three of them being immunocompromised. We describe a case of L. feeleii pneumonia and pericarditis in a healthy man. Epidemiological survey was not conclusive. To the best of our knowledge, there have been no previous descriptions of pericarditis caused by this organism.
Authors:
S Sviri; D Raveh; I Boldur; R Safadi; E Libson; A Ben-Yehuda
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of infection     Volume:  34     ISSN:  0163-4453     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Infect.     Publication Date:  1997 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-08-11     Completed Date:  1997-08-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908424     Medline TA:  J Infect     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Medicine, Hadassah Medical Center, Hebrew University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Humans
Legionellosis / complications*
Male
Middle Aged
Pericarditis / etiology*
Pneumonia, Bacterial / etiology*

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