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Concept Unique Identifier (CUI): C0023241

NCI Thesaurus Code: C128339  (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Semantic Type: Disease or Syndrome

NCIt Definition: A pneumonia caused by Legionella pneumophila and other Legionella species, which is characterized by fever, cough, progressive respiratory distress, and which is often accompanied by extrapulmonary manifestations.

MEDLINEPLUS Definition: 

Legionnaires' disease is a type of pneumonia caused by bacteria. You usually get it by breathing in mist from water that contains the bacteria. The mist may come from hot tubs, showers, or air-conditioning units for large buildings. The bacteria don't spread from person to person.

Symptoms of Legionnaires' disease include high fever, chills, a cough, and sometimes muscle aches and headaches. Other types of pneumonia have similar symptoms. You will probably need a chest x-ray to diagnose the pneumonia. Lab tests can detect the specific bacteria that cause Legionnaires' disease.

Most people exposed to the bacteria do not become sick. You are more likely to get sick if you

  • Are older than 50
  • Smoke
  • Have a chronic lung disease
  • Have a weak immune system

Legionnaires' disease is serious and can be life-threatening. However, most people recover with antibiotic treatment.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

NICHD Definition: A pneumonia caused by Legionella pneumophila and other Legionella species, which is characterized by fever, cough, progressive respiratory distress, and which is often accompanied by extrapulmonary manifestations.

MSH Definition: 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.

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Disease, Legionnaires'
Disease, Legionnaire
INFECT LEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA
Infection by Legionella pneumophilia
Infection caused by Legionella pneumophilia (disorder)
Infection caused by Legionella pneumophilia
Infection, Legionella pneumophila
Infections, Legionella pneumophila
Legionella pneumonia (disorder)
LEGIONELLA PNEUMONIA
Legionella pneumophila Infections
Legionella pneumophila infection
LEGIONELLA PNEUMOPHILA INFECT
Legionellal pneumonia
LEGIONNAIRE DISEASE
LEGIONNAIRE DIS
Legionnaire's Disease
Legionnaires Disease
LEGIONNAIRES DIS
Legionnaires' Disease [Disease/Finding]
Legionnaires' disease
Pneumonia due to Legionnaires' disease
Pneumonia legionella
pneumophila Infection, Legionella
pneumophila Infections, Legionella

External Source Codes: 
NCI Thesaurus Code C128339 (see NCI Thesaurus info)

Other Properties: Property Definitions
Name Value Source
ACTIVE 1 SNOMEDCT_US
AN caused by Legionella pneumophila: infect by other Legionella species = LEGIONELLOSIS MSH
AQL BL CF CI CL CN CO DG DH DI DT EC EH EM EN EP ET GE HI IM ME MI MO NU PA PC PP PS PX RH RT SU TH TM UR VE VI MSH
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000017005 SNOMEDCT_US
CASE_SIGNIFICANCE_ID 900000000000020002 SNOMEDCT_US
Contributing_Source NICHD NCI
CTV3ID H22y2 SNOMEDCT_US
CTV3ID XU3dS SNOMEDCT_US
DATE_CREATED 08/23/2001 MEDLINEPLUS
DATE_CREATED 2013-01-09T00:04:00 GARD
DATE_LAST_MODIFIED 2013-01-09T00:04:00 GARD
DC 1 MSH
DEFINITION_STATUS_ID 900000000000073002 SNOMEDCT_US
DID 0368-3108 CSP
DISEASE_IDENTIFIER_ID 4415 GARD
DX 19790101 MSH
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20020731 SNOMEDCT_US
EFFECTIVE_TIME 20150731 SNOMEDCT_US
HN 79(78); was see under RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS 1978 MSH
IAN DEFAULT ICD10
IDENTIFIER_TYPE_ID 1 GARD
IS_ACTIVE true GARD
MDA 19780215 MSH
MESH_DEFINITION 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. NDFRT
MESH_DUI D007877 NDFRT
MESH_NAME Legionnaires' Disease NDFRT
MESH_UI M0012293 NDFRT
MMR 19910530 MSH
MN C01.252.400.500.501 MSH
MN C08.730.382.380 MSH
MP_HEALTH_TOPIC_URL https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/legionnairesdisease.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_OTHER_LANGUAGE_URL Spanish https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/legionnairesdisease.html MEDLINEPLUS
MP_PRIMARY_INSTITUTE_URL National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases http://www.niaid.nih.gov/ MEDLINEPLUS
NDFRT_KIND DISEASE_KIND NDFRT
NICHD_Hierarchy_Term Legionella Pneumonia NCI
NUI N0000001800 NDFRT
ORDER_NO 00337 ICD10CM
PM 79; was see under RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTIONS 1978 MSH
PRIMARY_PATH 10035718$10024179$10004018$10021881$Pneumonia legionella$Legionella infections$Bacterial infectious disorders$Infections and infestations MDR
PRIMARY_SOC 10021881 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 10.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 11.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 12.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 13.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 14.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 15.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 16.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 17.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 18.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 19.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 8.1 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.0 MDR
PT_IN_VERSION 9.1 MDR
RXAUI 3180832 RXNORM
RXAUI 3188531 RXNORM
RXAUI 3188535 RXNORM
RXAUI 3188538 RXNORM
RXAUI 3188539 RXNORM
RXCUI 1024785 RXNORM
SNOMED_CID 195889001 NDFRT
SNOMED_CID 269574000 NDFRT
SNOMED_CID 312403005 NDFRT
SNOMEDID DE-10104 SNOMEDCT_US
SNOMEDID DE-15701 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS A48.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 447562003~MAPTARGET~A48.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~CORRELATIONID~447561005 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~ALWAYS A48.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~IF HEALTHCARE ASSOCIATED LEGIONNAIRE'S DISEASE CHOOSE Y95 | MAP OF SOURCE CONCEPT IS CONTEXT DEPENDENT SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPADVICE~MAP SOURCE CONCEPT CANNOT BE CLASSIFIED WITH AVAILABLE DATA SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447637006 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447638001 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPCATEGORYID~447639009 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPGROUP~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPGROUP~2 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPPRIORITY~2 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~IFA 408681003 | Healthcare associated legionnaire's disease (disorder) | SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~OTHERWISE TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPRULE~TRUE SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~A48.1 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~Y95 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 6011000124106~MAPTARGET~ SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~H22y2 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000497000~MAPTARGET~XU3dS SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000498005~MAPTARGET~DE-10104 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000498005~MAPTARGET~DE-15701 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000508004~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000548007 SNOMEDCT_US
SUBSET_MEMBER 900000000000509007~ACCEPTABILITYID~900000000000549004 SNOMEDCT_US
TERMUI T023485 MSH
TERMUI T023486 MSH
TERMUI T023487 MSH
TERMUI T023488 MSH
TH NLM (1978) MSH
TH NLM (1992) MSH
TH UNK (19XX) MSH
TYPE_ID 900000000000003001 SNOMEDCT_US
TYPE_ID 900000000000013009 SNOMEDCT_US

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