Legionella pneumophila Pneumonia: Not Your Father's Pontiac Fever

Legionella pneumophila Pneumonia: Not Your Father's Pontiac ...

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Dr. John Bartlett discusses the article "Community-Acquired Legionella pneumophila Pneumonia: A Single-Center Experience With 214 Hospitalized Sporadic Cases Over 15 Years" from the January 2013 issue. He talks about the bounty of Spanish bacterial studies and the fascinating bug that is Legionella pneumophila. (Why would the same bug that causes lethal pneumonia in one patient cause milder flu-like Pontiac fever in another?)...
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Dr. John Bartlett discusses the article "Community-Acquired Legionella pneumophila Pneumonia: A Single-Center Experience With 214 Hospitalized Sporadic Cases Over 15 Years" from the January 2013 issue. He talks about the bounty of Spanish bacterial studies and the fascinating bug that is Legionella pneumophila. (Why would the same bug that causes lethal pneumonia in one patient cause milder flu-like Pontiac fever in another?)...
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