Severe community-acquired legionella pneumonia: treatment, complications and outcome.

@article{Hubbard1993SevereCL,
  title={Severe community-acquired legionella pneumonia: treatment, complications and outcome.},
  author={Richard B. Hubbard and Rajeev Mathur and John T Macfarlane},
  journal={The Quarterly journal of medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={86 5},
  pages={327-32}
}
Legionella pneumophila is the second most common cause of severe community-acquired pneumonia requiring treatment with intermittent positive pressure ventilation. The prognosis of this condition and its complications have not been well documented. Erythromycin is the first-line antibiotic of choice based on clinical experience. Rifampicin has been… CONTINUE READING