Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, October 7th, 2008
"L pneumophila was detected in his sputum and urine, by PCR and by culture, and L pneumophila pneumonia was diagnosed. Despite antimicrobial treatment, he developed renal failure and rhabdomyolysis. Renal biopsy showed the presence of myoglobin casts that occluded the distal tubuli and tubulointerstitial...
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