Molecular Determination of Infection Source of a Sporadic Legionella Pneumonia Case Associated with a Hot Spring Bath

@article{Miyamoto1997MolecularDO,
  title={Molecular Determination of Infection Source of a Sporadic Legionella Pneumonia Case Associated with a Hot Spring Bath},
  author={Hiroshi Miyamoto and Siroj Jitsurong and Ryoko Shiota and Koji Maruta and Shin-ichi Yoshida and Eiko Yabuuchi},
  journal={Microbiology and Immunology},
  year={1997},
  volume={41}
}
To determine the infection source of a sporadic Legionella pneumonia case associated with a hot spring bath, we used five molecular methods, including repetitive element polymerase chain reaction (rep‐PCR), arbitrarily primed PCR (AP‐PCR), ribotyping, restriction endonuclease analysis (REA), and macrorestriction endonuclease analysis (MREA) by pulsed‐field gel electrophoresis. L. pneumophila serogroup (SG) 3 strain EY 3702, isolated from an intratracheal specimen of a 71‐year‐old Japanese… 
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