Orrison LH, Cherry WB, Tyndall RL, Fliermans CB, Gough SB, Lambert MA, McDougal LK, Bibb WF, Brenner DJ. Legionella oakridgensis: unusual new species isolated from cooling tower water. Appl Environ Microbiol 1983; 45:536-545.
Anonymous. Validation list no. 11. Validation of publication of new names and new combinations previously effectively published outside the IJSB. Int J Syst Bacteriol 1983; 33:672-674.
validly published under the ICNP
According to Bartlett et al. (2022), this species is an established human pathogen.Publication:
Bartlett A, Padfield D, Lear L, Bendall R, Vos M. A comprehensive list of bacterial pathogens infecting humans. Microbiology 2022; 168:0.