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Detection of the Legionnaires’ Disease Agent in Patients With Respiratory Symptoms by Culture, Detection of Urinary Antigen and Polymerase Chain Reaction of the 16S rRNA Gene in Ahvaz, Iran

Mojtaba Moosavian 1 , 2 , Mahtab Khoshkholgh Sima 2 , * , Maryam Haddadzadeh Shoushtari 3 , Seyed Mohammad Alavi 1 , 4 , Mohammad Amin Fazeli Naserabad 4 and Effat Abbasi Montazeri 2
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1 Infectious and Tropical Diseases Research Center, Health Research Institute, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
2 Department of Microbiology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
3 Department of Pulmonology, School of Medicine, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
4 Razi Teaching Hospital, Clinical Research Development Center, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: April 2017, 10 (4); e41611
  • Published Online: March 6, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 21, 2016
  • Revised: February 15, 2017
  • Accepted: February 20, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jjm.41611

To Cite: Moosavian M, Khoshkholgh Sima M, Haddadzadeh Shoushtari M, Alavi S M, Fazeli Naserabad M A, et al. Detection of the Legionnaires’ Disease Agent in Patients With Respiratory Symptoms by Culture, Detection of Urinary Antigen and Polymerase Chain Reaction of the 16S rRNA Gene in Ahvaz, Iran, Jundishapur J Microbiol. 2017 ; 10(4):e41611. doi: 10.5812/jjm.41611.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Objectives
3. Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
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