Legionella pneumophila (Legionellosis) - Pontiac Fever and Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionellosis refers to two clinical syndromes caused by bacteria of the genus Legionella – Legionnaires’ disease and Pontiac fever. Legionnaires’ disease is considered an atypical pneumonia.

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November 2017

Last Update: July 2018