Orphanet: Fiebre de Pontiac

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Pontiac fever

Disease definition

Pontiac fever (PF) is a mild form of legionellosis (see this term) manifesting with flu-like symptoms such as nausea, myalgia, fever, cough and headache but without pneumonia.


Classification level: Subtype of disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A48.2
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0343528
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: -
  • MedDRA: 10054161
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