Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, September 9th, 2003
"Members of the genus Legionella are characterized as gram-negative, motile, freshwater-dwelling bacteria that were responsible for a pneumonia outbreak among American Legion members in 1976," researchers in the United States explained.
"Because clinicians routinely order serologic testing for Legionella pneumophila serogroups 1 to 6 as a screen for possible L. pneumophila infections," A.K. Malan and colleagues at the University of Utah "evaluated the Wampole Laboratories L. pneumophila type 1 to 6 immunoglobulin G (IgG) and IgM combined...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of TB and Outbreaks Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.