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Legionnaires’ Disease in Children

by Yael Shachor-Meyouhas

Legionella has not been a prominent pathogen in
children with pneumonia. The discovery of Legionnaires’ disease as
a community-acquired pneumonia in immunocompetent (healthy)
children occurred fortuitously.