Adolf W. Karchmer

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OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has legionella infection? What should you expect to find? Symptoms: Fever, cough which is often non-productive, dyspnea, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lethargy, myalgias, headache, confusion/delirium Signs: patients may present with temperature greater than or equal to 39°C, hypotension, and findings of consolidation…

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