Legionella

lamb L.A.M.Buisman at cable.A2000.nl
Sat Mar 13 11:20:47 EST 1999


Does anyone know methods for fast lab-diagnosis? IFA on sputumsmears not
very reliable.
Anybody experience with antigen-testing in urine. I read about EIA, but
in 96-well format, and that's a bit much.
Loes

lamb wrote:

> In Holland there has been an outbreak of L. pneumophila infections.
> Two patients died, at least another 20 in hospital.
> Cause probably a waterfountain in a flower-exhibition.






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