Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, September 11th, 2005
"A 79-year-old man was admitted to hospital from his nursing home for treatment of pneumonia, but died 7 days after admission. Legionella pneumonia was diagnosed after isolation of Legionella pneumophila serogroup-5 from sputum culture," investigators in Japan report.
"The environment of the nursing home was investigated; only water specimens from the 24-hour bath were positive by culture for Legionella pneumophila serogroup-5.
"Subsequent analysis by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis revealed an identical pattern...
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