A elderly male presented with fever, chest pain and dry cough. Sputum was cultured on charcoal yeast medium, the organism identified will be
b) Moraxella catarrhalis
d) Burkholderia cepacia
(Repeat question – AIIMS Nov 06 – AA q74)
Correct answer : c) Legionella
The patient presented with history of pneumonia. Charcoal yeast medium is the special medium for legionella culture.