Volume 7, Number 6—December 2001
Legionella-Like and Other Amoebal Pathogens as Agents of Community-Acquired Pneumonia
|TM37||93||M||38.3||nausea, myalgia, shortness of breath, nonproductive cough, chest pain||8||18.2||erythromycin; cefuroxime||admitted from a nursing home, sustained a non q wave myocardial infarction||IgG 1:400 and 1:400||None|
|TM11||87||F||39.0||nonproductive cough, chills||11||8.7||erythromycin; cefuroxime||IgG 0 and 1:100||None|
|ML13||54||M||38.4||abdominal pain, nonproductive cough, myalgia, chest pain||17||2.2||erythromycin; ceftazidime, ribavirin||bone marrow transplant; required intensive care unit treatment||IgM 25 and 0; IgG 200 and 1:400||RSV|
||shortness of breath, chills
||IgM 1:200 and 1:200
M = male; F = female; LOS = length of stay in days; wbc = leukocyte count; antibody titer = first value is from acute-phase sample and second from convalescent-phase sample.
1R. Duperval, S. Field, T. Louie, S. Houston, M. Gribble, K. Williams, L. Nicolle, R. Grossman, I. Salit, R. Saginur, D. Gregson, M. Laverdiere, Jean Joly, T. Marrie, and J. Hutchinson.