Fact Sheet: Legionnaires’ Disease; Pontiac Fever For Health Professionals, August 26, 2015

(2015) Fact Sheet: Legionnaires’ Disease; Pontiac Fever For Health Professionals, August 26, 2015. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Pontiac fever is a mild disease recognized as a distinctly different clinical and epidemiological form of legionnaire’s disease. The clinical symptoms occur after exposure to Legionella, but represent a reaction to inhaled antigen rather than bacterial invasion.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Legionnaires’ disease, Public Health, Pontiac Fever
Subjects: Health and medicine > Public health > Environmental health
Health and medicine > Public health
Health and medicine
ID Code: 32179
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 05 May 2020 16:04
Last Modified: 05 May 2020 16:04
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/32179