Disseminated Legionella micdadei infection in a liver transplant patient presenting as pulmonary nodules and a laryngeal lesion.

Journal Article

We report a liver transplant patient with disseminated Legionella micdadei infection with pulmonary, laryngeal, and suspected muscle involvement. This organism, which stains weakly acid-fast, primarily affects immunocompromised patients. The diagnosis is difficult to make; in this case, the organism was identified via molecular diagnostics on laryngeal and pulmonary biopsy tissue.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Bond, AR; Bainbridge, E; Doernberg, SB; Babik, JM; Miller, S; Khanafshar, E; Henry, T; David, A; Russell, M; Brandman, D; Sherman, CB; Yao, F; Fung, M

Published Date

  • June 2021

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 3

Start / End Page

  • e13563 -

PubMed ID

  • 33434394

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1399-3062

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/tid.13563

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • Denmark