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legionella

(ˌliːdʒəˈnɛlə)
n, pl -lae (-ˌliː)
(Microbiology) any Gram-negative rod-shaped bacterium of the genus Legionella, including L. pneumophila, which causes legionnaire's disease
[C20: New Latin, diminutive of legion, as in legionnaire's disease]
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Noun1.legionella - the motile aerobic rod-shaped Gram-negative bacterium that thrives in central heating and air conditioning systems and can cause Legionnaires' disease
bacteria, bacterium - (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pathogens and for biochemical properties; taxonomy is difficult; often considered to be plants
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Cameo Garrett, 49, died from coronary artery disease "aggravated by Legionella pneumonia," according to (https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/atlanta/health-department-confirms-death-tied-to-sheraton-legionnaires-outbreak/973508544) WSB-TV , an ABC affiliate in Atlanta.
Legionella are intracellular gram-negative bacilli living in soil and aquatic habitats.
Legionnaires' disease is a form of atypical pneumonia caused by bacteria of the genus Legionella. L.
Legionnaires' disease (LD) is a severe pneumonia caused by the bacterium Legionella. Approximately 9% of cases are fatal (Dooling et al., 2015).
Legionellosis is a group of infections caused by Legionella bacteria, with illness ranging from a mild fever (Pontiac fever) to a potentially fatal pneumonia (Legionnaires' Disease).
Caused by Legionella pneumophila bacteria, the disease is a severe form of pneumonia that results in cough, high fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and shortness of breath.
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FRIDAY, May 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Outbreaks associated with treated recreational water with confirmed infectious etiology are usually caused by Cryptosporidium, Legionella, or Pseudomonas, according to research published in the May 18 issue of the U.S.
All three persons had positive Legionella urinary antigen tests and reported using the hotel hot tub.
Legionella turu bakterilerin yaptigi enfeksiyon lejyonelloz olarak isimlendirilir.