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Legionnaires' Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Legionnaires' Disease
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.500.501
C01.748.382.380
C08.730.382.380
Unique ID
D007877
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007877
Annotation
caused by Legionella pneumophila: infect by other Legionella species = LEGIONELLOSIS
Scope Note
An acute, sometimes fatal, pneumonia-like bacterial infection characterized by high fever, malaise, muscle aches, respiratory disorders and headache. It is named for an outbreak at the 1976 Philadelphia convention of the American Legion.
Entry Version
LEGIONNAIRES DIS
Entry Term(s)
Infections, Legionella pneumophila
Legionella pneumophila Infections
Legionnaire Disease
Pontiac Fever
NLM Classification #
WC 200
Previous Indexing
Bacterial Infections (1976-1978)
Disease Outbreaks (1976-1978)
Public MeSH Note
79; was see under RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS 1978
History Note
79(78); was see under RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS 1978
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/02/15
Revision Date
2019/06/17
Legionnaires' Disease Preferred
Pontiac Fever Related
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