What is Legionellosis?

An air born infection due to Legionella pneumophilia, a bacteria that is aerosoled by water purifiers and air conditioners.

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My child has been sick for the past 18 months every 3-5 weeks like clock-work. She's been to the dr 13 times. Different doctors too, and everytime...

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She should see and infectious disease specialist if that is the case.
Legionella bacteria can multiply in all kinds of water systems — hot...

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Just found out from my building management that legionella has been found in our water. I was pregnant up until last week when during a regular...

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i dont think so pontiac fever cause miscarriage because it just affects you with sympots of fever,arthralgia and etc and it will resolve by...

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In Oct. we went on a cruise to Mexico. When we got off the cruise ship my son was sick with asthma. I took him to the doctor and the doctor said he...

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Hi thanks for asking question in HCM.
Your child have hypersensitivity reaction.
If possible search for exaggerating factors that lead to acute...

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