Pittsburgh pneumonia agent

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.
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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
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Pittsburgh pneumonia agent

Legionella micdadei 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, most often affects immunosuppressed children. See Legionnaire's disease.
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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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