Bacterial Species Diversity in Cigarettes Linked to an Investigation of Severe Pneumonitis in U.S. Military Personnel Deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom


This report presents results from a study on the bacterial diversity of cigarette brands collected from military personnel during the U.S. Army’s investigation of a series of cases of acute eosinophilic pneumonitis in military personnel deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Eight species of Bacillus, including five new species, and one new species of Kurthia… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00284-005-4491-z


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