What Is Legionnaires’ Disease | Legionella.org

What Is Legionnaires’ Disease

Legionnaires’ disease, or Legionellosis, is a severe
infection caused by Legionella species, primarily L.
. In fact, L. pneumophila is responsible
for 90% of infections. The disease typically presents as pneumonia
and symptoms may include a high fever, chills, cough, muscle aches,
headaches, and diarrhea.