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How does pontiac fever differ from legionnaires' disease?

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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience in Family Medicine
Quicker. Milder.: Both are caused by the legionella germ. Pontiac favor happens quicker. It's milder and doesn't have breathing problems like cough chest pain, pneumonia. Good question!
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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