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={H. Miyamoto and S. Jitsurong and R. Shiota and K. Maruta and S. Yoshida and E. 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… Expand
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