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  • n. An infectious disease caused by Legionella bacteria, taking one of two distinct forms: Legionnaires' disease and Pontiac fever.

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  • Grady also moved patients out of sections of the 11th and 12th floors where the infected patients had stayed before returning to the hospital with pneumonia-like symptoms identified as legionellosis, Simpson said.

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  • The Playboy mansion -- or certain dank corners of it -- are under investigation by the Los Angeles Health Department after 170 guests and staffers have reportedly been diagnosed with legionellosis.

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  • UPDATE: The LA Times reports on a possible cause of the mysterious outbreak at the Playboy mansion: The possible outbreak of legionellosis, or Pontiac fever, affected people connected with the DOMAINfest Global Conference, "with symptoms mostly consisting of fever, chills, general discomfort malaise and some cough," according to a statement by the county Department of Public Health.

    Playboy Mansion Illness: Possible Cause Identified By Health Department

  • UPDATE: The LA Times reports on a possible cause of the mysterious outbreak at the Playboy mansion: The possible outbreak of legionellosis, or Pontiac fever,...

    UPDATE: Possible Cause Of Playboy Mansion Mystery Illness Identified

  • I cause severe pneumonia and sometimes legionellosis.

    Legionella longbeachae

  • Times has learned that "their symptoms stemmed from legionellosis, or Pontiac fever." reports:

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  • A milder form of Legionnaires' disease, legionellosis is caused by a bacterium that grows in warm water and can take root in hot tubs or parts of air-conditioning systems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

    latimes.com - News

  • Officials have not determined the cause, but some of those who became ill said their doctors had said their symptoms stemmed from legionellosis, or Pontiac fever.

    latimes.com - News

  • A milder form of Legionnaires' disease, legionellosis is caused by a bacterium that grows in warm water and can take root in hot tubs or parts of air-conditioning systems, according to the

    NPR Topics: News

  • The Times said many suspected their symptoms were linked to legionellosis, or Pontiac fever, a milder form of Legionnaires' disease.

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