Types of Legionnaires' disease


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Types list: The list of types of Legionnaires' disease mentioned in various sources includes:

Types discussion: Legionella pneumophila and other Legionella species. At least 46 species and 68 serogroups have been identified. L.pneumophila, an ubiquitous aquatic organism that thrives in warm environments (32- 45oC) causes over 90% of LD in the United States.1

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1. excerpt from Legionellosis: DBMD

Last revision: May 30, 2003

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