A patient with risk factors of systemic lupus erythematosus, corticosteroid use, and malignancy received a diagnosis of concomitant pneumonia and osteomyelitis caused by Legionella longbeachae. In this report, the first description of Legionella osteomyelitis, previous cases of extrapulmonary Legionella infection are detailed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Journal||Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America|
|State||Published - May 15 2004|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases