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  • Legionnaires Disease

    Pathophysiology: Legionnaires’ disease is a serious lung infection caused by Legionella bacteria. Legionnaires' disease, also known as legionellosis or Legion fever. Over 90% of cases of Legionnaires'disease are caused by Legionella pneumophila. These bacterial species can be water-borne or present in soil, whereas L. pneumophila has only been found in aquatic systems, where it is symbiotically present in aquatic-borne amoebae. It thrives in temperatures between 25 and 45 °C (77 and 113 °F), with an optimum temperature of 35 °C (95 °F).

  • Legionnaires Disease

    Treatment: People of any age may suffer from Legionnaires' disease, but the illness most often affects middle-aged and older persons, particularly those who smoke cigarettes or have chronic lung disease. Immunocompromised people are also at higher risk. Pontiac fever most commonly occurs in persons who are otherwise healthy. A significant under-reporting problem occurs with legionellosis. Even in countries with effective health services and readily available diagnostic testing, about 90 percent of cases of Legionnaires' disease are missed.

  • Legionnaires Disease

    A total of 711 patients with 766 affected hips were seen from January 1, 1993 to December 31, 1995. The average annual incidence of LCPD was 0.9/100 000. The average age at diagnosis was 7 years 1 month (2.3-14.3 years). The male/female ratio of the study population was 6.3 : 1.0. The affected-side ratio (right hip/left hip/both hips) was 5.1 : 6.8 : 1.0. Both hips were affected in 7.7% of this series. By the Stulberg classification there were 211 (69.4%) type I and II patients (of 304 total patients). 

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