Unformatted text preview: serotype 1. • The Legionella cell wall is mostly diaminopimelic acid (DAP) and contains little peptidoglycan. The LPS appears to lack the endotoxic lipid A moiety. • Several species produce hemolysins and there are some reports of exotoxins. • Legionella are capable of intracellular (macrophage) multiplication....
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- Fall '10
- Microbiology, Lipid, Endotoxin, Lipopolysaccharide, Legionella cell wall