Legionella longbeachae

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Le·gion·el·la long·beach·ae

a bacterial species implicated in pneumonia.

Legionella longbeachae

A species that causes sporadic cases of pneumonia and infections in immunocompromised hosts.
See also: Legionella
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pneumophila sg 1-15 and nine other species of Legionella including the two L.
Although high rates of legionellosis cases occurred as a consequence of L.
longbeachae-type strains, leading to a diagnosis of cutaneous infection with L.
A 2006 case-control study (7) showed that risk factors that predicted L.
We conducted bacterial 16S rDNA amplification and sequencing on the valvular tissue as reported (4) and found a sequence 100% similar to that of L.
We report a case of infectious endocarditis attributable to L.
Results of immunohistochemical analysis performed on the valvular tissue were positive for L.
longbeachae, although we were not able to cultivate L.
Of the remaining 5%, the most common causative agent is L.
The link between potting mix and legionellosis was established in 1989 when a cluster of L.
The authors postulated that the discrepancy between incidence of L.
In only 1 instance has potting mix been (inconclusively) implicated as a possible source of Legionnaires' disease from an organism other than L.