Legionellosis

(Legionnaires' disease, Pontiac fever)

Legionellosis is an infection caused by Legionella bacteria. The severity of the illness can be mild or result in pneumonia. Most cases occur as single isolated events, however outbreaks have been noted. There are two distinct forms of the disease: Legionnaires' disease and Pontiac fever.

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Last Revised: February 2, 2015