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Legionnaires’ disease

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Legionnaires’ disease

Legionnaires' disease is an infection of the lungs (pneumonia) caused by Legionella bacteria. Infection occurs when a person breathes in these bacteria. It can usually be cured by treatment with antibiotics.
Organisation:
NSW Health
Topic:
Infections
Target audience:
General
Published:
June 2022
Last reviewed:
October 2022
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