Legionella micdadei

Le·gion·el·la mic·da·'de·i

a bacterial species that may be acid-fast and causes Pittsburgh pneumonia, a variant of Legionnaires disease. Accounts for approximately 60% of Legionella pneumonias other than those caused by Legionella pneumophila.
An often intracellular bacteria, and frequent contaminant of water supplies, which may cause bronchopneumonia with consolidation and a fibrinopurulent exudate, fever, pleuritic pain and cough. It usually affects immunosuppressed children

Le·gion·el·la mic·da·de·i

(lē-jŭ-nel'lă mik-dā'dē-ī)
A species that causes Pittsburgh pneumonia, a variant of Legionnaires' disease. Accounts for approximately 60% of Legionella pneumonias other than those caused by L. pneumophila.
Synonym(s): Pittsburgh pneumonia agent.
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and antibiotic susceptibility of Legionella micdadei isolated from hot spring water samples.
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Identification of Legionella pneumophila-specific genes by genomic subtractive hybridization with Legionella micdadei and identification of lpnE, a gene required for efficient host cell entry.
Extrapulmonary Legionella micdadei infection in a previously healthy child.
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For example, we recently diagnosed a case of Legionella micdadei infection, which had never been known to cause an abscess.
Detection of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella micdadei in water collected from a rainfall in southeastern Pennsylvania.
Some in its midst made such major contributions that microorganisms were named after them (Lee Ajello, Ajellomyces spp.; Dannie Hollis, Vibrio hollisiae; Don Brenner, Neisseria brenneri; Robert Weaver, Neisseria weaveri; Joseph McDade, Legionella micdadei).
Heterogeneity in intracellular replication and cytopathogenicity of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella micdadei in mammalian and protozoan cells.
Microbiological investigations into an outbreak of Pontiac fever due to Legionella micdadei associated with use of whirlpool.
Nosocomial Legionella micdadei pneumonia: 10 years experience and a case-control study.