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ALLMedicine™ Legionnaires Disease Center

Research & Reviews  29 results

Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/234240-overview

Feb 16th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is one of the most common infectious diseases and an important cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Typical bacterial pathogens that cause CAP include Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophi...

Clinical features of patients with Legionnaires disease showing initial clinical improv...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8702247
Medicine Kim J, Park S et. al.

Dec 24th, 2021 - Patients with Legionnaires disease occasionally experience initial clinical improvement but radiological progression. However, data on this issue are so far limited. The aim of this study was to investigate changes in chest radiograph findings in ...

Atmospheric dispersion and transmission of Legionella from wastewater treatment plants:...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheh.2021.113811
International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health; Vermeulen LC, Brandsema PS et. al.

Jul 27th, 2021 - Legionnaires Disease incidence has risen in the Netherlands in recent years. For the majority of the cases, the source of infection is never identified. Two Dutch wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) have previously been identified as source of out...

Enhancement of Culture of Legionella longbeachae from Respiratory Samples by Use of Imm...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7587110
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Mohammadi A, Chambers ST et. al.

Aug 21st, 2020 - Legionella longbeachae is the commonest Legionella species identified in patients with community-acquired pneumonia in New Zealand. Isolation of the organism on culture is the gold standard for the diagnosis of Legionnaires disease, but it has poo...

Green waste compost as potential reservoirs of Legionella in the Netherlands.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2020.05.018
Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Public... Huss A, Derks LAN et. al.

May 30th, 2020 - Legionella is a bacterial species able to cause influenza-like illness (Pontiac fever) or severe pneumonia (Legionnaires disease, LD). We assessed Legionella presence and concentration in composting facilities in The Netherlands. A total of 142 sa...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  1 results

Community Acquired Pneumonia in Telemark and Ostfold
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00467701

Jan 19th, 2009 - In Norway there is little knowledge of which bacterias that causes pneumonia in patients admitted to hospital. There are also few registered cases of Legionnaires disease every year, compared to our neighbour countries. Therefore 500 patients with...

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News  16 results

Pneumococcal Pneumonia Outcomes Worse Than Legionnaires Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/971232

Mar 30th, 2022 - Outcomes for patients with bacteremic Streptococcus pneumoniae were significantly worse than those for patients with Legionnaires disease (LD) based on data from 106 individuals. Reported cases of LD in the United States have increased in recent d...

Trending Clinical Topic: Legionnaires Disease
https://reference.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/919850

Oct 18th, 2019 - Each week, we identify one top search term, speculate as to what caused its popularity, and provide an infographic on a related condition. If you have thoughts about what's trending and why, feel free to share them with us on Twitter or Facebook. ...

Trending Clinical Topic: Legionnaires Disease
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/919850

Oct 18th, 2019 - Each week, we identify one top search term, speculate as to what caused its popularity, and provide an infographic on a related condition. If you have thoughts about what's trending and why, feel free to share them with us on Twitter or Facebook. ...

Clinical Trends for November 2017
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/885719

Dec 1st, 2017 - Each week, we identify one top search term, speculate as to what caused its popularity, and provide an infographic on a related condition. If you have thoughts about what's trending and why, feel free to share them with us on Twitter or Facebook! ...

Clinical Trends for November 2017
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/885719_1

Dec 1st, 2017 - Each week, we identify one top search term, speculate as to what caused its popularity, and provide an infographic on a related condition. If you have thoughts about what's trending and why, feel free to share them with us on Twitter or Facebook! ...

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