Recognition of a second serogroup of Legionella longbeachae.


A strain of Legionella longbeachae (Tucker 1) that was isolated from the postmortem lung tissue of a pneumonia patient was serologically distinct from four other strains of L. longbeachae. The recognition of a second serogroup of L. longbeachae represents the first reported instance of serogroup diversity within a species of Legionella other than L… (More)


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@article{Bibb1981RecognitionOA, title={Recognition of a second serogroup of Legionella longbeachae.}, author={William F. Bibb and R J Sorg and Berenice M. Thomason and Martin D. Hicklin and Arnold G. Steigerwalt and David J. Brenner and M R Wulf}, journal={Journal of clinical microbiology}, year={1981}, volume={14 6}, pages={674-7} }