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Diagnostic and typing methods for investigating Legionella infection Volume 20 Issue 9-10

Christopher C. Blyth, D. Nicholas Adams, Sharon C. A. Chen

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 20(10) 157–161 Published online: 9 November 2009

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Christopher C. Blyth

D. Nicholas Adams

Sharon C. A. Chen


infection is an important cause of community-acquired pneumonia in Australia. Morbidity and mortality is significant. Diagnosis remains a challenge with infection often unrecognised, particularly early in the course of illness. An understanding of available diagnostic methods and their limitations is important to public health practitioners and clinicians alike.