Legionella pneumophila pneumonia during pregnancy: a case report.
- ISSN: 0163-4453
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2005.08.033
Legionella pneumophila pneumonia during pregnancy can have serious consequences for the mother and lead to fetal distress. We report a case of L. pneumophila pneumonia in a pregnant woman at 31 weeks gestation. With early diagnosis and appropriate treatment, the outcome was favorable with delivery of a healthy infant at 40 weeks gestation. 2006 The British Infection Society.