any of these three +/- Rifampin
Aerobic small gram negative bacillus
Reservoir is water- aerosolization by cooling towers, spas, shower heads, etc.
Occurs in outbreaks
Person-to-person transmission not documented.
Pneumonia (Legionnaires disease)
Pontiac fever is a self-limited febrile illness
Extrapulmonary infections rare, but include endocarditis
Reportable disease - notify Public Health
Risk factors include outbreak setting, older male, smoker, with cardiopulmonary disease, renal disease, or immunosuppression