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Nosocomial Legionnaire's disease--a case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1477034     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of nosocomial legionellosis in a 63 year-old man who was managed with neurosurgery under the diagnosis of subarachnoidal hemorrhage and complicated pneumonia in the intensive care unit. A legionella species was reported from sputum culture and direct immunofluorescent antibody test revealed L. pneumophila (serogroup 2). Our patient's pneumonia was cured with medical therapy including erythromycin and was the first case of microbiologically confirmed legionellosis in Korea.
J H Woo; S A Kim; C S Park; T Y Choi; I C Chang; I S Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Korean journal of internal medicine     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1226-3303     ISO Abbreviation:  Korean J. Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  1992 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-02-11     Completed Date:  1993-02-11     Revised Date:  2006-09-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8712418     Medline TA:  Korean J Intern Med     Country:  KOREA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  68-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Internal Medicine, Soon Chun Hyang University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Cross Infection / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Korea / epidemiology
Legionnaires' Disease / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Middle Aged

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