Legionellosis is an infection caused by species of the bacterium Legionella, most notably L. pneumophila. At least 46 species and 70 serogroups have been identified. L. pneumophila, an ubiquitous aquatic organism that thrives in warm environments (32Â°- 45Â°C) causes over 90% of Legionnaires Disease in the United States.
An inflammatory infection that occurs in the lung.
Legionnaires' Disease as related to Pneumonia
- Legionnaires' disease - Wikipedia
Legionnaires' disease is a form of atypical pneumonia caused by any type of Legionella bacteria. Signs and symptoms include cough, shortness of breath, high …
- Legionnaires' Disease — Description of an Epidemic of ...
Original Article. Legionnaires' Disease — Description of an Epidemic of Pneumonia. David W. Fraser, M.D., Theodore R. Tsai, M.D., Walter Orenstein, M.D., William E ...
- MedlinePlus – Legionnaires' Disease
Legionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia caused by bacteria. You usually get it by breathing in mist from water that contains the bacteria.
- Legionella | Home | Pontiac Fever | Legionnaires Disease | CDC
Legionnaires' (LEE-juh-nares) disease is caused by a type of bacterium called Legionella (LEE-juh-nell-a). The bacterium is named after a 1976 outbreak, during …
- Overview - Legionnaires' disease - Mayo Clinic
Learn about Legionnaires' disease, a severe form of pneumonia, caused by bacteria that can live in water from air conditioning systems, showers and spas.
- Legionnaires’ Disease | VitalSigns | CDC
CDC investigated the first outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease, a serious lung infection (pneumonia), in 1976. An increasing number of people in the US are getting ...
- Legionnaires' Disease eTool: Facts and FAQs
Legionellosis is a common name for one of the several illnesses caused by Legionnaires' disease bacteria (LDB). Legionnaires' disease is an infection of the …
- Legionnaires' disease.
Legionnaires’ disease is a severe type of pneumonia, or lung infection. Learn about its symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
- The History of Legionnaires Disease Cases and Outbreaks
Legionnaires disease has a long history. If you've contracted Legionnaires, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact a Legionnaires lawyer to help you