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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Legionnaires Tests: To help identify the presence of legionella bacteria quickly, your doctor may use a test that checks your urine for legionella antigens — you may also ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Outbreak: There was an outbreak at the american legion convention at the bellevue-stratford hotel in philadelphia in 1976. (don't you have google?).
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Legionnaires Tests: To help identify the presence of legionella bacteria quickly, your doctor may use a test that checks your urine for legionella antigens — you may also ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Please see below.: Symptoms of legionnaire's disease can include fever greater than 102 º f, chills, cough - dry or productive (rarely bloody), chest pain, neurologic sy ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Legionnaire's DZ: Legionnaire's Disease - atypical pneumonia due to Legionella bacteria.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Bacteria: The bacteria is named after an outbreak found at american leigon convention. It is fairly common and causes pneumionia and requires treatment for reco ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lori Wagner
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Atypical Pneumonia: Legionella is an organism that causes what healthcare workers refer to as atypical pneumonia. This infection of the lung will cause shortness of breat ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Legionnaires disease: It is very very unlikely on the beach.To get this disease you have to be in enclosed envoirenment.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably not: Legionnaires' disease is a severe form of pneumonia — lung inflammation usually caused by infection. Legionnaires' disease is caused by a bacterium kn ... Read More

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