alexa Legionnaires disease in a neonatal unit of a private hospital, Cyprus, December 2008: preliminary outbreak report.


Clinical Microbiology: Open Access

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Abstract We report an outbreak of Legionnaires disease in neonates, affecting 11 newborn babies. The case fatality rate is currently 27\%. The outbreak has been confirmed by detection of Legionella pneumophila antigen in eight of the 11 cases. Tests are in progress to determine the source of infection.
This article was published in Euro Surveill and referenced in Clinical Microbiology: Open Access

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