Legionella pneumophilia


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Legionella pneu·mo·phil·i·a

(nōō′mə-fĭl′ē-ə)
n.
A bacillus of the genus Legionella and the causative agent of Legionnaires' disease.
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On admission (8 days after the onset of illness), sputum and blood samples were taken for routine microscopy, bacterial (including Legionella pneumophilia and mycobacteria), and fungal culture.
So if a lab with a large number of requests for Legionella pneumophilia cultures chose to test in-house instead of sending out the work, it would purchase the kit and maintain quality control.
2-micron Pall-Aquasafe(TM) Water Filter completely eliminated Legionella pneumophilia and Mycobacterium spp and achieved a greater than 99 percent reduction in heterotrophic bacteria in the water samples.
2-micron Pall-AquasafeTM Water Filter completely eliminated Legionella pneumophilia and Mycobacterium spp and achieved a greater than 99 percent reduction in heterotrophic bacteria in the water samples.