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Pontiac Fever

A self-limited, febrile illness without pneumonia that occurs in epidemics, and that is caused by Legionella species.
National Institutes of Health

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2015
Highly Cited
2015
Advances in water management and sanitation have substantially reduced waterborne disease in the United States, although… Expand
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
AbstractLegionella pneumophila has been increasingly recognized as a cause of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) and an important… Expand
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2008
2008
Background: 828 elderly subjects residing in nursing homes were followed up during 4 months to ascertain incidence of symptoms… Expand
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2006
2006
BackgroundPontiac fever is usually described in epidemic settings. Detection of Pontiac fever is a marker of an environmental… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
To the Editor: The source of infection has always been regarded as an utmost factor in epidemiology. Human communicable diseases… Expand
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
In addition to Legionella pneumophila, 19 Legionella species have been documented as human pathogens on the basis of their… Expand
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1990
1990
In the investigation of a large outbreak of non-pneumonic legionellosis at a leisure complex in Lochgoilhead, Scotland all direct… Expand
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1987
1987
In late April 1984, an outbreak of Pontiac fever was investigated in an office building in lower Manhattan (New York City). The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1984
Highly Cited
1984
From 15 to 21 August 1981, Pontiac fever affected 317 automobile assembly plant workers. Results of serologic tests were negative… Expand
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1979
1979
Pontiac fever affected ten men who had cleaned a steam turbine condenser with compressed air. Previous epidemics of Pontiac fever… Expand
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