Detection of Legionella bozemanae, a New Cause of Septic Arthritis, by PCR Followed by Specific Culture

Søren Andreas Just, John Bonde Knudsen, Søren Anker Uldum, Hanne Marie Holt

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Abstract

Legionella bozemanae is a rare isolate in clinical specimens. We describe a case of joint infection due to L. bozemanae in an immunocompromised patient with dermatomyositis. Without the use of PCR screening or culture on specialized medium, the organism would not have been detected.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume50
Issue number12
Pages (from-to)4180-2
Number of pages3
ISSN0095-1137
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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