What are complications of Legionella infection?

Updated: Nov 13, 2018
  • Author: Mobeen H Rathore, MD, CPE, FAAP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • The following complications may persist for weeks to months after disease onset:

    • Empyema

    • Pulmonary cavitation

    • Bullous emphysema

    • Renal failure

    • Memory loss

    • Fatigue

    • Neurologic disorders

    • Multiorgan failure

  • Legionnaires disease can be fatal.


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