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Signs of Legionnaires' disease

Symptoms of Legionnaires' disease

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Legionnaires' disease may include:

Note that Legionnaires' disease symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Legionnaires' disease signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Legionnaires' disease:

Legionnaires' Disease: NIEHS_1 (Excerpt)

Symptoms of Legionnaires' disease include fever, chills, and a cough that may or may not produce sputum. Other symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, and confusion. This list of symptoms, however, does not readily distinguish Legionnaires' disease from other types of pneumonia. (Source: excerpt from Legionnaires' Disease: NIEHS_1)

Legionnaires' Disease: NIEHS_1 (Excerpt)

Although Legionnaires' disease has a mortality rate of 5 to 15 percent, many people may be infected with the bacterium that causes the disease, yet not develop any symptoms. It is likely that many cases of Legionnaires' disease go undiagnosed. (Source: excerpt from Legionnaires' Disease: NIEHS_1)

More Symptoms of Legionnaires' disease:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Legionnaires' disease article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Legionnaires' disease?

The phrase "signs of Legionnaires' disease" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Legionnaires' disease that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Legionnaires' disease" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Legionnaires' disease.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Legionnaires' disease. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Legionnaires' disease has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Legionnaires' disease signs or Legionnaires' disease symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Legionnaires' disease may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Legionnaires' disease symptoms.


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