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What is legionnaires' disease?
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Named after the...
Legionnaires convention in 1976 at the bellevue stratford hotel in philadelphia, it is usually a lower respiratory infection (pneumonia) caused by legionella pneumophila usually acquired from aerosols of infected water.

In brief: Named after the...
Legionnaires convention in 1976 at the bellevue stratford hotel in philadelphia, it is usually a lower respiratory infection (pneumonia) caused by legionella pneumophila usually acquired from aerosols of infected water.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
In brief: A type of pneumonia
It is a type of pneumonia caused by a bacterium called legionella.
This bacterium likes to grow in standing water such as in air conditioning units.

In brief: A type of pneumonia
It is a type of pneumonia caused by a bacterium called legionella.
This bacterium likes to grow in standing water such as in air conditioning units.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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