Bronchoalveolar lavage findings in severe community-acquired pneumonia due to Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1.

BACKGROUND No specific data are available in the literature on the bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) findings of Legionella pneumophila pneumonia. We report on the cytological and immunophenotypical BAL data of three immunocompetent patients with severe community-acquired pneumonia due to L. pneumophila serogroup 1. METHODS Retrospective chart review. The… CONTINUE READING