Legionnaires' Disease is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Major human Legionella pathogens:
    • Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1, estimated 70-80% of cases
    • Legionella micdadei, second most common in U. S.
    • Legionella pneumophila other serogroups, 2-6% of cases
  • Other Legionella species seen occasionally (see module for details)

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Last updated: July 30, 2017

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TY - ELEC T1 - Legionnaires' Disease ID - 540307 A1 - Auwaerter,Paul,M.D. AU - Bartlett,John,M.D. Y1 - 2017/07/30/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540307/all/Legionnaires'_Disease PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -