Legionella oakridgensis: laboratory diagnosis of a human infection

J Clin Microbiol. 1985 Mar;21(3):462-3. doi: 10.1128/jcm.21.3.462-463.1985.


We report the laboratory diagnosis of a case of pneumonia caused by Legionella oakridgensis. L. oakridgensis, originally isolated from industrial cooling towers, has not previously been associated with human disease.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Bacterial Infections / diagnosis*
  • Bacterial Infections / microbiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Legionella / isolation & purification*
  • Pneumonia / diagnosis*
  • Pneumonia / microbiology