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

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PATHOGENS

  • Major human Legionella pathogens:
    • Legionella pneumophila serogroup 1, 70% of cases
    • Legionella micdadei, second most common serogroup
    • Legionella pneumophila other serogroups, 2-6% of cases
  • Other Legionella species occasionally

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Last updated: January 3, 2012