Citations with the tag: LEGIONELLA pneumophila
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- Comparison of Responses Elicited by Immunization with a Legionella Species Common Lipoprotein Delivered as Naked DNA or Recombinant Protein.
Yoon, Won Suck; Park, Seol Hee; Park, Yong Keun; Park, Seung Chul; Sin, Jeong Im; Kim, Min Ja // DNA & Cell Biology; Feb2002, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p99
To evaluate the peptidoglycan-associated lipoprotein (PAL) antigen of Legionella pneumophila as a vaccine candidate, mice were immunized intramuscularly with pcDNA3-PAL and intraperitoneally with recombinant PAL (t-rPAL), which were compared for their ability to induce PAL-specific immune...
- Legionella Lives.
Springston, Jack // Engineered Systems; Jan2000, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p80
Offers information on Legionnaire's disease and Pontiac fever in the United States which are caused by the Legionella pneumophila bacteria. Ecology of the bacteria; Symptoms; Host-specific risk factors; Hospitalization of patients with appropriate antibiotic therapy; Presence of the bacteria in...
- Aberrantly Low Transferrin Receptor Expression on Human Monocytes Is Associated with Nonpermissiveness for Legionella pneumophila Growth.
Byrd, Thomas F.; Horwitz, Marcus A. // Journal of Infectious Diseases; 4/1/2000, Vol. 181 Issue 4
Examines the association of transferrin receptor expression with legionella pneumophila growth in human monocytes. Failure of monocytes to up-regulate transferrin receptor expression; Importance of cell-mediated immunity on L. pneumophila host defense; Preparation of the charcoal yeast extract...
- Legionnaire's disease.
Hensler, Dr Paula // GP: General Practitioner; 8/12/2002, p39
Reports on the diagnosis of legionnaires' disease, a rare form of pneumonia caused by the aerobic gram-negative bacillus legionella pneumophila. Risk factors associated with the disease; Clinical symptoms of the disease.
- Legionnaires' disease cluster and reduction in hospital hot water temperatures.
Palmer, S.R.; Zamiri, I.; Ribeiro, C.D.; Gajewska, Anna // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 6/7/1986, Vol. 292 Issue 6534, p1494
Examines effect of water storage and distribution systems maintenance to inhibit Legionella pneumophila growth in hospitals in Great Britain. Application of monoclonal typing; Effectiveness of water chlorination in controlling outbreaks of legionnaire's disease; Importance of nosocomial...
- The 'New' Pneumonias: The Doctor's Dilemma.
Weinstein, Louis // Annals of Internal Medicine; Apr80, Vol. 92 Issue 4, p559
Editorial. Offers observation on the diagnostic dilemma of physicians regarding pneumonias caused by the Legionella pneumophila bacterium. Observations that may raise the suspicion of the presence of pneumonias caused by an organism; Key differentiating biological feature of the pneumonia...
- Rapid Radioimmunoassay Diagnosis of Legionnaires' Disease.
Kohler, Richard B.; Zimmerman, Sarah E.; Wilson, Edward; Allen, Stephen D.; Edelstein, Paul H.; Wheat, L. Joseph; White, Arthur // Annals of Internal Medicine; May81, Vol. 94 Issue 5, p601
Presents a study which examined urine from patients with serogroup 1 Legionnaires' disease, by radioimmunoassay for the presence of Legionella pneumophila antigens. Symptoms of Legionella pneumophila pneumonia; Materials and methods used; Detection of Legionella antigens in patient urine;...
- Perirectal Abscess Caused by Legionella pneumophila and Mixed Anaerobic Bacteria.
Arnow, Paul M.; Boyko, Edward J.; Friedman, Eliot L. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Feb83, Vol. 98 Issue 2, p184
Presents a case study of a woman with perirectal abscess caused by Legionella pneumophila. Clinical presentation of the patient; Characteristics of Legionella pneumophila; Pathogenesis of perirectal abscess.
- Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 9: A Cause of Human Pneumonia.
Edelstein, Paul H.; Bibb, William F.; Gorman, George W.; Thacker, W. Lanier; Brenner, Don J.; Wilkinson, Hazel W.; Moss, C. Wayne; Buddington, Richard S.; Dunn, Christopher J.; Roos, Philip J.; Meenhorst, Pieter L. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Aug84, Vol. 101 Issue 2, p196
Presents information on a study that identified eight serogroups of Legionella pneumophila, the agent that causes Legionnaires' disease. Research materials and methods; Results and discussion on the study.
- Letter to the Editor:1H,13C,15N backbone and sidechain resonance assignment of Mip(77-213) the PPIase domain of theLegionella pneumophilaMip protein.
Horstmann, Martin; Kamphausen, Thilo; Schweimer, Kristian; Steinert, Michael; Hacker, J�rg; Haase, Axel; R�sch, Paul; Fisher, Gunter; Faber, Cornelius // Journal of Biomolecular NMR; Jan2005, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p77
Presents a letter to the editor about Legionella pneumophila Mip proteins.
- Hemodialysis Fistula Infections Caused by Legionella pneumophila.
Kalweit, Wilhelm H.; Winn Jr., Washington C.; Rocco Jr., Thomas A.; Girod, John C. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Feb82, Vol. 96 Issue 2, p173
Describes two cases of patients with hemodialysis fistula infections caused by Legionella pneumophila. Information on Legionella pneumophila; Facts of each case; Discussion.
- Erythema Multiforme Combined with Legionellosis.
Toledano, C.; Machet, L.; Gironet, N.; Jan, V.; Van der Mee-Marquet, N.; Vaillant, L.; Lorette, G. // Acta Dermato-Venereologica; 09/01/98, Vol. 78 Issue 5, p392
Presents a case study of a patient who developed erythema multiforme while in the course of Legionella pneumophila (LP) infection. Signs and symptoms of LP and erythema multiforme; Medications given to the patient; Tests done upon the patient.
- Isolation of Legionella longbeachae Serogroup 1 from Potting Soils in Japan.
Koide, Michio; Saito, Atsushi; Okazaki, Miki; Umeda, Bunichi; Benson, Robert F. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 10/1/1999, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p943
Presents a study which examined a case of Legionella longbeachae pneumonia in Japan. Clinical history of the patient; Background on the specie; Data and methods used; Findings and its future implications.
- A Fifth Serogroup of Legionella pneumophila.
England III, Albert C.; McKinney, Roger M.; Skaliy, Peter; Gorman, George W. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Jul80 Part 1, Vol. 93 Issue 1, p58
Deals with a study which identified a new serogroup of Legionella pneumophila in veteran patients in July 1980. Description of the patients; Laboratory findings; Serologic testing.
- Legionella phagosomes intercept vesicular traffic from endoplasmic reticulum exit sites.
Kagan, Jonathan C.; Roy, Craig R. // Nature Cell Biology; Dec2002, Vol. 4 Issue 12, p945
It is unknown how Legionella pneumophila cells escape the degradative lysosomal pathway after phagocytosis by macrophages and replicate in an organelle derived from the endoplasmic reticulum. Here we show that, after internalization, L. pneumophila-containing phagosomes recruit early secretory...
- Legionella pneumophila Arthritis: Use of Medium Specific for Mycobacteria for Isolation of L. pneumophila in Culture of Articular Fluid Specimens.
Bemer, Pascale; Leautez, Sophie; Ninin, Emmanuelle; Jarraud, Sophie; Raffi, Francois; Drugeon, Henri // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 7/1/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p111
We report the first case, to our knowledge, of acute purulent arthritis due to Legionella pneumophila in an immunosuppressed patient. L. pneumophila was isolated from samples of blood and articUlar fluid cultured with use of medium specific for mycobacteria (Bactec 13A medium).
- Bacteria Found in Luxor Water After Guest Dies of Legionnaires' Disease.
Bemer, Pascale; Leautez, Sophie; Ninin, Emmanuelle; Jarraud, Sophie; Raffi, Francois; Drugeon, Henri // Lodging Hospitality Exclusive Insight; 1/31/2012, p3
The article reports that the Southern Nevada Health District found a bacteria that causes Legionnaires' disease in the water at the Luxor hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Lorraine Strain of Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 1, France.
Ginevra, Christophe; Forey, Françoise; Campèse, Christine; Reyrolle, Monique; Che, Didier; Etienne, Jerome; Jarraud, Sophie // Emerging Infectious Diseases; Apr2008, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p673
A letter to the editor is presented on Lorraine strain of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1 in France.
- Isolation of Legionella pneumophila from Hospital Shower Heads.
Cordes, Lester G.; Wiesenthal, Andrew M.; Gorman, George W.; Phair, John P.; Sommers, Herbert M.; Brown, Arnold; Yu, Victor L.; Magnussen, Margaret H.; Meyer, Richard D.; Wolf, James S.; Shands, Kathryn N.; Fraser, David W. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Feb81, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p195
Analyzes the Legionella pneumophila serogroup 6 that was isolated from the shower heads in a hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Materials and methods; Results; Discussion of findings.
- How Does It Overcome Body's Defenses?
Cordes, Lester G.; Wiesenthal, Andrew M.; Gorman, George W.; Phair, John P.; Sommers, Herbert M.; Brown, Arnold; Yu, Victor L.; Magnussen, Margaret H.; Meyer, Richard D.; Wolf, James S.; Shands, Kathryn N.; Fraser, David W. // USA Today Magazine; Oct2013, Vol. 142 Issue 2821, p8
The article discusses the blocking of body's defense system by Legionnaires' disease caused by the bacterium Legionella pneumophila.
- Pyelonephritis Associated with Legionella pneumophilia, Serogroup 4.
Dorman, Sandy A.; Hardin, Nicholas J.; Winn Jr., Washington C. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Dec80, Vol. 93 Issue 6, p835
Presents a case report on pyelonephritis associated with Legionella pneumophilia. Pathophysiology of the diseases; Medical history of a patient with pyelonephritis; Clinical manifestations and treatment.
- Legionnaires Disease with Bacteremic Coinfection.
Tan, Michael J.; Tan, James S.; File Jr., Thomas M. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 9/1/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p533
We describe 6 patients who had bacteremic community-acquired pneumonia and unsuspected Legionella pneumophila coinfection. We reviewed case records of patients who were diagnosed as having a recent Legionella infection on the basis of either the presence of L. pneumophila serogroup 1 antigen in...
- Host-microbial interactions: F-box for energy.
Donner, Amy // Nature Chemical Biology; Jan2012, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p20
The article reports that the Legionella pneumophila that encourages bacterial proliferation among Legionella-containing vacuoles (LCVs) also have ankB F-box protein that gathers polyubiquitinated (polyUb) proteins for energy.
- Erratum to: Protozoa and human macrophages infection by Legionella pneumophila environmental strains belonging to different serogroups.
Messi, Patrizia; Bargellini, Annalisa; Anacarso, Immacolata; Marchesi, Isabella; Niederhäusern, Simona; Bondi, Moreno // Archives of Microbiology; Feb2013, Vol. 195 Issue 2, p97
A correction to the misstated given and family names of authors in the article "Protozoa and human macrophages infection by Legionella pneumophila environmental strains belonging to different serogroups" that was published in the January 2013 issue is presented.
- Persistently Positive Culture Results in a Patient with Community-Acquired Pneumonia Due to Legionella pneumophila.
Tan, James S.; File Jr., Thomas M.; DiPersio, Joseph R.; DiPersio, Linda P.; Hamor, Robert; Saravolatz, Louis D.; Stout, Janet E. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 6/01/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p1562
Presents a study which described a patient with community-acquired pneumonia due to Legionella pneumophila serogroup 6. Overview of the case report; Methods and discussion.
- Antibiotic approaches to therapy for legionnaires' disease:..
Klein, Natalie C.; Cunha, Burke A. // Formulary; Sept96, Vol. 31 Issue 9, p808
Reviews the available antibiotic therapies, their safety and efficacy profiles and cost information for treating legionella pneumophila infections. Options for antibiotic therapy; Most effective drug for legionellosis.
- Legionella pneumophila in coal miners
Howells, C. H. L.; Hill, E. C.; Davies, D. H.; Ribeiro, C. D. // British Journal of Industrial Medicine; Jun1985, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p421
No abstract available.
- Infection Due to Legionella Species Other Than L. pneumophila.
Muder, Robert R.; Yu, Victor L.; Strausbaugh, Larry J. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 10/15/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p990
In addition to Legionella pneumophila, 19 Legionella species have been documented as human pathogens on the basis of their isolation from clinical material. Like L. pneumophila, other Legionella species are inhabitants of natural and man-made aqueous environments. The major clinical...
- Pronounced cerebellar features in legionnaires' disease.
Muder, Robert R.; Yu, Victor L.; Strausbaugh, Larry J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 7/25/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6286, p276
Focuses on the cerebellar features of Legionnaires' disease. Occurrence of isolated localizing neurological signs; Association of Legionella pneumophila pneumonia with the disease; Use of artificial ventilation.
- Legionella, WIGA et cetera: Pathogens?
Isenberg, Henry D. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Nov79, Vol. 91 Issue 5, p785
Comments on the discovery of the pathogen Legionelia pneumophilia. Susceptibility of patients to the pathogen; Bacterial classification of the pathogen.
- Postoperative legionella pneumonia diagnosed by percutaneous lung aspiration.
Isenberg, Henry D. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 5/16/1981, Vol. 282 Issue 6276, p1585
Examines a postoperative legionella pneumonia diagnosed by percutaneous lung aspiration. Difficulty in the isolation of Legionella pneumophila; Dependence of the diagnosis of legionella pneumonia on serological tests; Failure of postoperative pneumonia to respond to a common antibiotic combination.
- Isolation of Legionella pneumophila from water systems: methods and preliminary results.
O.'H. Tobin, J.; Swann, R.A.; Bartlett, C.L.R. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 2/14/1981, Vol. 282 Issue 6263, p515
Reports the methods of isolation and identification of Legionella pneumophila from water-distribution systems of hospitals and hotels in Great Britain. Isolation of the bacteria from storage tanks; Inoculation of guinea-pigs in pairs; Use of immunofluorescence in serogrouping isolates from...
- Prison undergoes remediation after major legionella scare.
Yacobellis, Tom // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News; 5/2/94, Vol. 192 Issue 1, p13
Focuses on the events at a Pinellas County jail in Florida leading to the analysis of the importance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) system hygiene. Confirmation of legionella bacteria inside the air handler which is normally linked to air conditioning system water towers;...
Yacobellis, Tom // Reactions Weekly; 12/15/2012, Issue 1432, p5
The article describes the case of a 67-year-old woman who developed Legionella pneumophila serotype 1 pneumonia while under adalimumab treatment regimen for rheumatoid arthritis.
Yacobellis, Tom // Reactions Weekly; 7/9/2011, Issue 1359, p21
The article describes the case of Legionella pneumophila pneumonia in a 38-year-old man with a history of smoking which developed while he was receiving injectable infliximab for severe skin psoriasis.
- Legionnaires' disease.
Yacobellis, Tom // British Medical Journal; 7/14/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6182, p81
Examines the cause of legionnaires' disease in Atlanta, Georgia. Efforts of several clinicians to find the origin; Treatment of the disease; Complexity of the organism called Legionella pnuemophila.
Yacobellis, Tom // Reactions Weekly; 12/17/2011, Issue 1382, p18
The article describes the case of a 39-year-old woman who developed a Legionella pneumophila infection, leading to lung abscess formation, following treatment with dexamethasone for cerebral metastases secondary to breast cancer.
- Pittsburgh pneumonia agent and legionellosis in Nottingham.
Macfarlane, J.T.; Finch, R.G.; Laverick, A.; Macrae, A.D. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 11/7/1981, Vol. 283 Issue 6301, p1222
Presents a case on Legionella micdadei pneumonia in immunocompromised patients in Nottingham, England. Reference to the community-acquired and nosocomial pneumonia in 1976; Medication with ampicillin and amoxycillin; Absence of the characteristic features of the disease.
- Legionellosis from Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 13.
Faris, Barzo; Faris, Camelia; Schousboe, Mona; Heath, Christopher H. // Emerging Infectious Diseases; Sep2005, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p1405
We describe 4 cases of Legionella pneumophila serogroup 13-associated pneumonia. These cases originate from a broad geographic range that includes Scotland, Australia, and New Zealand. L. pneumophila serogroup 13 pneumonia has a clinically diverse spectrum that ranges from relatively mild,...
- Immune evasion: Make yourself at home.
Smallridge, Rachel // Nature Reviews Immunology; Dec2002, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p902
Discusses research being done on the replication of Legionella (L.) pneumophila bacteria in human hosts. Reference to a study by J.C. Kagan and C.R. Roy, published in 'Nature Cell Biology' journal; Maturation of L. pneumophila-containing phagosomes; Way by which the bacteria form an endoplasmic...
- Severe Pneumonia Caused by Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 11, Italy.
Grottola, Antonella; Forghieri, Fabio; Meacci, Marisa; Fabio, Anna; Pozzi, Lorena; Marchegiano, Patrizia; Codeluppi, Mauro; Morselli, Monica; Potenza, Leonardo; Paolini, Ambra; Coluccio, Valeria; Luppi, Mario; Rumpianesi, Fabio; Pecorari, Monica // Emerging Infectious Diseases; Nov2012, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p1911
A letter to the editor about severe pneumonia caused by Legionella pneumophila is presented.
- Legionella pneumophila in Rainwater on Roads.
Kemper, Carol A. // Infectious Disease Alert; Oct2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p11
The article discusses research on the link between rainwater on roads and Legionella pneumophila infection in humans. It references a study by R. Sakamoto et al. in a 2009 issue of "Emerging Infectious Diseases." The researchers collected samples of rainwater from four different points on an...
- Legionella pneumophila Exploits PI(4)P to Anchor Secreted Effector Proteins to the Replicative Vacuole.
Weber, Stefan S.; Ragaz, Curdin; Reus, Katrin; Nyfeler, Yves; Hilbi, Hubert // PLoS Pathogens; May2006, Vol. 2 Issue 5, pe46
The causative agent of Legionnaires' disease, Legionella pneumophila, employs the intracellular multiplication (Icm)/defective organelle trafficking (Dot) type IV secretion system (T4SS) to upregulate phagocytosis and to establish a replicative vacuole in amoebae and macrophages. ...
- Toll-Like Receptor 4 Is Not Involved in Host Defense against Pulmonary Legionella pneumophila Infection in a Mouse Model.
Lettinga, Kamilla D.; Florquin, Sandrine; Speelman, Peter; van Ketel, Ruud; van der Poll, Tom; Verbon, Annelies // Journal of Infectious Diseases; 8/15/2002, Vol. 186 Issue 4, p570
Legionella pneumophila is a gram-negative microorganism that causes a severe pneumonia known as "legionnaires disease." Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) transduces the lipopolysaccharide signal and is therefore considered to play a role in host defense against gram-negative bacterial infection. To...
- Prevalence of Antibodies to Legionella pneumophila among Workers Exposed to a Contaminated Cooling Tower.
Buehler, James W.; Sikes, R. Keith; Kuritsky, Joel N.; Gorman, George W.; Hightower, Allen W.; Broome, Claire V. // Archives of Environmental Health; Jul/Aug85, Vol. 40 Issue 4
Evaluates the effect of aerosol from cooling towers as agents for transmitting legionella pneumophila. Cause of the Legionnaires's disease and Pontiac fever; Conduction of serosurvey assessing health risks from exposure to cooling towers; Assessment of antibody level among workers in different...
- Editor's comment.
Buehler, James W.; Sikes, R. Keith; Kuritsky, Joel N.; Gorman, George W.; Hightower, Allen W.; Broome, Claire V. // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 12/1/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 11, preceding p1
This article focuses on the death of ill residents of the nursing home in Toronto,Ontario due to mysterious respiratory illness. Legionella pneumophila was found to be the responsible agent for the illness. Only 70%-80% of Legionella pneumophila infections were detected by the urinary antigen test.
- Legionnaires' Disease Associated with a Hospital Water System: A Cluster of 24 Nosocomial Cases.
Helms, Charles M.; Massanari, R. Michael; Zeitler, Rodney; Streed, Stephen; Gilchrist, Mary J. R.; Hall, Nancy; Hausler Jr., William J.; Sywassink, J.; Johnson, William; Wintermeyer, Laverne; Hierholzer Jr., Walter J. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Aug83, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p172
Focuses on a study which investigated a cluster of nosocomial Legionnaires' disease cases that occurred in Iowa, associated with the isolation of Legionella pneumophila from a hospital water system. Materials and methodology; Results and discussion.
- Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia and Legionella pneumophila Pneumonia.
Strikas, Ramond; Seifert, Matthew R.; Lentino, Joseph R. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Sep83, Vol. 99 Issue 3, p345
Presents a case study on autoimmune hemolytic anemia consequent to Legionella pneumophila pneumonitis. Information on the patient; Analysis of the treatment given; Recommendation.
- Prevalence of legionella waterline contamination and Legionella pneumophila antibodies in general dental practitioners in London and rural Northern Ireland.
Pankhurst, C. L.; Coulter, W.; Philpott-Howard, J. J.; Harrison, T.; Warburton, F.; Platt, S.; Surman, S.; Challacome, S. // British Dental Journal; 11/22/2003, Vol. 195 Issue 10, p591
Objectives To determine the prevalence of legionellae in dental unit waterlines (DUWL) in general dental practices in London and rural Northern Ireland and whether the organism occurs at a high enough frequency and magnitude in DUWL to represent a threat to dentists' health.Materials and method...
- OUTBREAK NEWS.
Pankhurst, C. L.; Coulter, W.; Philpott-Howard, J. J.; Harrison, T.; Warburton, F.; Platt, S.; Surman, S.; Challacome, S. // Weekly Epidemiological Record; 5/12/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 19, p153
Reports the outbreak of Legionella pneumophila in Victoria. Number of cases and deaths reported; Development of respiratory illness symptoms.