New Zealand has the highest reported incidence of Legionnaires' disease in the world (1), and in part because of the more rigorous testing in this country, the epidemiology of detected Legionnaires' disease in New Zealand differs from that of most other countries; a high proportion of cases are caused by L.
Two small case-control studies on risk factors for L.
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.
On June 13, 2000, CDC was alerted by a county health official in Washington of L.
pneumophila serogroup 1 accounts for most legionellosis cases in the United States; L.
In Australasia, New Zealand, and some countries in Asia, infections caused by L.
Molecular typing methods used to discriminate between L.
During summer 2015, a regional public health authority in Quebec, Canada, received reports of 2 cases of pneumonia attributable to L.
longbeachae-type strains, leading to a diagnosis of cutaneous infection with L.
We report a case of infectious endocarditis attributable to L.
Of the remaining 5%, the most common causative agent is L.