Citations with the tag: LEGIONELLA pneumophila

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  • 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...

  • 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;...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lipid-protein interactions: It gets specific.
    Bucci, Mirella // Nature Chemical Biology; Apr2014, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p240 

    The article focuses on a study which analysis the crystal structure of a DrrA segment, the Legionella pneumophila guanine nucleotide exchange factor for the Rab1 GTPas and its binding with the P4M domain with dibutyl membrane phosphoinositides (PIs) in eukaryotic Golgi complex and plasma membrane.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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...

  • Adalimumab.
    Kagan, Jonathan C.; Roy, Craig R. // 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.

  • How Does It Overcome Body's Defenses?
    Kagan, Jonathan C.; Roy, Craig R. // 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Dexamethasone.
    Kalweit, Wilhelm H.; Winn Jr., Washington C.; Rocco Jr., Thomas A.; Girod, John C. // 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.

  • Infliximab.
    Kalweit, Wilhelm H.; Winn Jr., Washington C.; Rocco Jr., Thomas A.; Girod, John C. // 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.

  • 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.

  • Postoperative legionella pneumonia diagnosed by percutaneous lung aspiration.
    Muder, Robert R.; Yu, Victor L.; Strausbaugh, Larry J. // 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.

  • 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;...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Disinfection of domestic water systems for Legionella pneumophila.
    C. Campos; J. F. Loret; A. J. Cooper; R. F. Kelly // Journal of Water Supply: Research & Technology-AQUA; Aug2003, Vol. 52 Issue 5, p341 

    A literature review was conducted to assess existing information on supplemental treatment of domestic water distribution systems to prevent the proliferation of Legionella pneumophila. This review explores some of the critical issues regarding discrepancies frequently observed between the...

  • 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,...

  • Cellular microbiology: Make yourself at home.
    Smallridge, Rachel // Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology; Dec2002, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p888 

    Discusses research being done on the replication of Legionella pneumophila bacterium in a human host. Reference to a study by J.C. Kagan and C.R. Roy published in 'Nature Cell Biology' journal; Maturation of phagosomes containing the bacterium; Way by which the bacterium makes an endoplasmic...

  • 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.

  • Legionnaires' disease.
    Isenberg, Henry D. // 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.

  • 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...

  • Editor's comment.
    Lettinga, Kamilla D.; Florquin, Sandrine; Speelman, Peter; van Ketel, Ruud; van der Poll, Tom; Verbon, Annelies // 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.

  • 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.

  • OUTBREAK NEWS.
    Strikas, Ramond; Seifert, Matthew R.; Lentino, Joseph R. // 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.

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