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Infection

Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
811352
Concept ID:
C3714514
Pathologic Function
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Legionellosis

Legionnaire disease (LD) is a type of pneumonia caused by Legionella pneumophila, a flagellated gram-negative bacterium found primarily in warm water environments. The disease and the bacterium were discovered following an outbreak traced to a 1976 American Legion convention in Philadelphia. A number of risk factors for acquiring LD have been identified, including age, smoking, chronic lung disease, cancer, and immunosuppression (summary by Hawn et al., 2003). [from OMIM]

MedGen UID:
325276
Concept ID:
C1837872
Finding
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Legionella infection

gram negative bacterial infection by any species of Legionella including Legionnaire's disease, which is characterized by high fever, malaise, muscle aches, respiratory disorders and headache. [from CRISP]

MedGen UID:
7292
Concept ID:
C0023240
Disease or Syndrome
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