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A rapid microagglutination test for the diagnosis of Legionella pneumophila (serogroup 1) infection
  1. TG Harrison,
  2. AG Taylor
  1. Division of Microbiological Reagents & Quality Control, Central Public Health Laboratory, 175 Colindale Avenue, London NW9 5HT

    Abstract

    A rapid microagglutination test has been developed which can be performed in 30 minutes. Ninety-seven percent of 96 patients diagnosed as having Legionella pneumophila (serogroup 1) infection by indirect immunofluorescence were also detected by the rapid microagglutination test.

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