legionella

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Synonyms for legionella

the motile aerobic rod-shaped Gram-negative bacterium that thrives in central heating and air conditioning systems and can cause Legionnaires' disease

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Pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE), real-time PCR, sequence-based typing (SBT), and whole-genome sequencing (WGS) were used to characterize human and environmental L.
The objectives of our study were to analyze water samples collected from the major habitats of L pneumophila (including cooling towers, public baths, hospitals, and fountains) as a step toward establishing preventive measures for legionellosis in Seoul, and to investigate the serological and molecular biological characteristics of L.
The French norm "AFNOR NF T90-431" [22] was used to cultivate and to quantify L.
1, 2007, the RATIO registry received reports of 27 cases of laboratory-confirmed L.
Monoclonal fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC) labeled antibodies for L.
Los patogenos respiratorios atipicos tales como Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Coxiella Burnetii, Legionella pneumophila y Chlamydia pneumoniae, constituyen un grupo importante de agentes etiologicos responsables de NAC, enfermedad de importancia en salud publica no solo en paises en vias de desarrollo sino tambien en los paises desarrollados; de hecho, L.
Epidemiological subtyping of clinical and environmental L.
Counts of Legionella pneumophila serogroups 1 and 2-15 in the samples of water, foam, and smears analyzed before and after cleaning and disinfection of 2 street cleaning trucks, Barcelona, Spain, 2015 * Before cleaning and disinfection, CFU/L Location and sample L.
The agglutination test allowed for separate identification of L.
Procurement of standard strain: Standard strain of L.
However, the frequency of the more than 20 isolates other than L.
We presumptively identified colonies growing only on buffered charcoal yeast extract but not on blood agar as Legionella species and confirmed the presence of L.
Extensive sampling performed on August 27 indicated that control and remediation efforts were effective; no L.
Second, the respiratory samples from the patient had to contain L.
Investigations of LD outbreaks can be challenging because of the potential exposure to many aerosol-producing sources during the disease's 2-10 day incubation period; these sources often contain L.