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Volume 26, Number 10—October 2020
CME ACTIVITY - Synopsis

Healthcare-Associated Legionnaires’ Disease, Europe, 2008−2017

Julien BeautéComments to Author , Diamantis Plachouras, Sven Sandin, Johan Giesecke, and Pär Sparén
Author affiliations: European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden (J. Beauté, D. Plachouras); Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (J. Beauté, S. Sandin, J. Giesecke, P. Sparén); Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA (S. Sandin); Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment at Mount Sinai, New York (S. Sandin)

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Table 4

Monoclonal subtype for L. pneumophila serogroup 1 isolates, European Union–European Economic Area, 2008−2017

Monoclonal subtype Community-acquired cases, no. (%) Healthcare-associated cases, no. (%)
Monoclonal antibody 3/1–positive*
Allentown 4 (0.5) 1 (1.1)
Allentown/France 198 (25.8) 8 (8.9)
Benidorm 105 (13.7) 9 (10.0)
France 1 (0.1) 0
Knoxville 197 (25.7) 5 (5.6)
Philadelphia 135 (17.6) 16 (17.8)
Subtotal
640 (83.6)
39 (43.3)
Monoclonal antibody 3/1–negative
Bellingham 38 (5.0) 11 (12.2)
Camperdown 4 (0.5) 0
Heysham 0 1 (1.1)
OLDA 26 (3.4) 15 (16.7)
Oxford 3 (0.4) 1 (1.1)
Oxford/OLDA 55 (7.2) 23 (25.6)
Subtotal
126 (16.4)
51 (56.7)
Total 766 (100.0) 90 (100.0)

*Monoclonal types are grouped by the presence (or lack) of the virulence-associated epitope recognized by the monoclonal antibody 3/1 (Dresden Panel) (10).

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