Jpn. J. Infect. Dis., 63 (1), 78-79, 2010

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Laboratory and Epidemiology Communications

A Case of Legionella Pneumonia Linked to a Hot Spring Facility in Gunma Prefecture, Japan

Hajime Kurosawa*, Masahiro Fujita, Satoshi Kobatake, Hirokazu Kimura1, Mitsuko Ohshima2, Akira Nagai2, Shingaku Kaneko3, Yasuki Iwasaki3, and Kunihisa Kozawa

Gunma Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, Gunma 371-0052; 1Infectious Disease Surveillance Center, National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo 208-0011; 2Gunma Prefectural Government, Gunma 371-8570; and 3Maebashi Red Cross Hospital, Gunma 371-0014, Japan

Communicated by Masahiko Makino

(Accepted December 18, 2009)


*Corresponding author: Mailing address: Gunma Prefectural Institute of Public Health and Environmental Sciences, 378 Kamioki-machi, Maebashi-shi, Gunma 371-0052, Japan. Tel: +81-27-232-4881, Fax: +81-27-234-8438, E-mail: kurosawa-ha@pref.gunma.jp


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