We report a case of Legionella pneumonia in a patient with psoriasis. The clinical strain had an identical PFGE pattern of 1 subtype of L. pneumophila serogroup 1 isolated at low concentration in a sporting club bath. Diagnostic, clinical and epidemiological aspects are discussed for their relevant public health implications.

Epidemiological investigation on a suggestive case of Legionella pneumonia and public health implications / Borella, Paola; Marchesi, Isabella; S., Boccia; R., Amore; R., Cagarelli; Casolari, Chiara; P., Marchegiano. - In: SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. - ISSN 0036-5548. - STAMPA. - 38 (8)(2006), pp. 725-728.

Epidemiological investigation on a suggestive case of Legionella pneumonia and public health implications

BORELLA, Paola;MARCHESI, Isabella;CASOLARI, Chiara;
2006

Abstract

We report a case of Legionella pneumonia in a patient with psoriasis. The clinical strain had an identical PFGE pattern of 1 subtype of L. pneumophila serogroup 1 isolated at low concentration in a sporting club bath. Diagnostic, clinical and epidemiological aspects are discussed for their relevant public health implications.
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Epidemiological investigation on a suggestive case of Legionella pneumonia and public health implications / Borella, Paola; Marchesi, Isabella; S., Boccia; R., Amore; R., Cagarelli; Casolari, Chiara; P., Marchegiano. - In: SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES. - ISSN 0036-5548. - STAMPA. - 38 (8)(2006), pp. 725-728.
Borella, Paola; Marchesi, Isabella; S., Boccia; R., Amore; R., Cagarelli; Casolari, Chiara; P., Marchegiano
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