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Latest Legionella pneumophila Stories

2011-09-27 15:06:21

A new study from Rhode Island Hospital shows that guidelines concerning testing patients for possible community-acquired pneumonia due to Legionella may underestimate the number of cases being seen by clinicians.

2011-07-12 22:36:46

Purdue University biologists identified a new way in which bacteria hijack healthy cells during infection, which could provide a target for new antibiotics.

2010-09-07 08:39:07

A case report in this week's issue of The Lancet, investigates an unusual situation where a man contracted Legionnaire's disease through a cut in his hand while planting with potting compost.

2006-01-30 16:25:00

A protein called Birc1e, found within the cells of the body, plays a key role in detecting and controlling infection with Legionella pneumophila, the bacterium that causes Legionnaire's disease, according to a new report.


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begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.