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pontiac Fever

pontiac Fever Causes

The bacteria that is responsible for the disease is the bacterium Legionella pneumophila. The bacteria reside in warm, damp surroundings. They also reside in lakes, rivers, hot springs and soil. Like other bacteria the legionella bacteria has the ability to reside in pipe interiors, faucets and shower heads.

pontiac Fever Definition

It is a mild form of legionellosis which is caused by the bacteria that commonly last for two to five days where in treatment is not necessary.

pontiac Fever Diagnosis

Since it is just a mild fever home can be done which are home fever test, ear infection test and flu test.

pontiac Fever Symptoms and Signs

Symptoms include fever, muscle aches and can cause other lung type symptoms like cough, runny nose and sore throat.

pontiac Fever Treatment

There is no particular treatment for Pontiac fever.

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