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From the Paper:"Legionnaires' Disease
Introduction & Definition
Legionnaires' disease is a worldwide lung infection, named after an outbreak of pneumonia that took place during a legionnaires' convention. Legionnaires' disease is a common cause of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and some outbreaks of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) (Roig, Carreres, & Domingo, 1993). This research paper will present the etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of legionnaires' disease.
Legionella pneumophila was identified as the causative agent of the outbreak of pneumonia during the legionnaires' convention. Aside from L. pneumophila, a number of newly identified species..."
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