Legionella pneumophilia


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Noun1.Legionella pneumophilia - the motile aerobic rod-shaped Gram-negative bacterium that thrives in central heating and air conditioning systems and can cause Legionnaires' disease
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
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We advocate for timely transfer to the intensive care unit (ICU) and judicious use of dialysis in patients with complicated Legionella pneumophilia as the outcomes are good.
Urine microscopy was unremarkable, and urine testing for Legionella pneumophilia serogroup 1 antigen, Streptococcus pneumoniae antigen, and Chlamydia pneumoniae antibody were negative.
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