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Legionella / legionnaires’s disease

Details:

Title
Legionella / legionnaires’s disease
Creator
Northern Territory. Department of Health. Centre for Disease Control
Collection
E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT
Date
2016-05
Abstract
Legionnaires’ disease (legionellosis) is an infection of the lung (pneumonia) caused by the Legionella bacteria. Exposure to the Legionella bacteria will not necessarily lead to the disease, but the bacteria can cause a type of pneumonia that can be fatal. It can take 2 to 10 days for the symptoms to develop after inhaling the bacteria however symptoms usually appear within 5 to 6 days.
Notes
Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT)
Language
English
Subject
Legionella pneumophila; Information sheet
Publisher name
Northern Territory Government
File type
application/pdf
Use
Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)
Copyright owner
Northern Territory Government
License
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
Related links
http://docs.prosentient.com.au/prosentientjspui/handle/10137/1230 [Department of Health]
Parent handle
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/833381
Citation address
https://hdl.handle.net/10070/833399

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