Legionella (Legionnaires' Disease and Pontiac Fever)
The NEW Legionellosis Extended Case Report Form allows able jurisdictions to collect expanded exposure and/or comorbidity information. This form can also be used for hypothesis-generation during case investigations.
Legionnaires’ (LEE-juh-nares) disease is a serious type of pneumonia (lung infection) caused by Legionella (LEE-juh-nell-a) bacteria. People can get sick when they breathe in small droplets of water or accidently swallow water containing Legionella into the lungs.
Learn steps to control Legionella in commonly implicated sources of outbreaks.
Learn steps you can take to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease
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Watch six instructional videos on Legionnaires’ disease outbreak investigations