Nosocomial Legionella micdadei infection in transplant patients: fortune favors the prepared mind.

Abstract

In 1977, investigators from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Virginia observed weakly acid-fast organisms in lung tissue of immunosuppressed patients with pneumonia of unknown causes (1,2). The patients from Pittsburgh were all renal transplant recipients. The organism, however, could not be grown on standard bacteriologic and… (More)

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@article{Muder2000NosocomialLM, title={Nosocomial Legionella micdadei infection in transplant patients: fortune favors the prepared mind.}, author={Robert R. Muder and Jason E Stout and Violeta L Yu}, journal={The American journal of medicine}, year={2000}, volume={108 4}, pages={346-8} }