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Pontiac fever and Legionnaires' disease may also be called "legionellosis" (LEE-juh-nuh-low-sis) separately or together. Legionellosis is a term for any disease caused by Legionella bacteria.

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Causes & Transmission

Explains the spread of the disease, environment, exposure...

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Signs & Symptoms

Lists signs and symptoms of Legionnaires' disease and Pontiac fever...

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Treatment & Complications

Explains the treatment for Legionnaires' disease

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Explains different tests performed to confirm Legionnaires' disease...

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Explains how to prevent getting the bacteria...

People at Risk

Explains the people at higher risk of getting sick from the bacteria...

History & Disease Patterns

Explains the history of Legionnaires' disease and the disease patterns...

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