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Table 1 Characteristics of Legionnaires’ disease patients among residents and visitors of an apartment complex for seniors

From: Legionnaires’ disease case-finding algorithm, attack rates, and risk factors during a residential outbreak among older adults: an environmental and cohort study

Patient Building Diagnostic Onset Month Age group* Outcome
1 A-2 Urine antigen September 70-79 Recovered
2 A-2 Urine antigen September 62-69 Recovered
3 A-2 Urine antigen September 70-79 Died
4** A-2 Urine antigen October <62 Recovered
5 A-1 Urine antigen October 62-69 Recovered
6 A-1 Sputum culture October 62-69 Recovered
7 A-1 Sputum culture October 70-79 Recovered
8 A-1 Urine antigen October 70-79 Recovered
9 A-1 Urine antigen October 62-69 Recovered
10** A-2 Urine antigen December <62 Recovered
  1. * For comparison, the frequency distribution of age group among all residents of the apartment complex was 62–69 years old: 26%, 70–79: 45%, 80–89: 26%, and 90 and older: 3% (p = 0.09).
  2. ** Visitors to the apartment complex.