Orphanet: Legionellosis

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Disease definition

Legionellosis or Legionnaires' disease (LD) is a bacterial lung infection characterized by a potentially fatal pneumonia.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Legionnaires disease
  • Prevalence: -
  • Inheritance: Not applicable 
  • Age of onset: All ages
  • ICD-10: A48.1
  • OMIM: -
  • UMLS: C0023240  C0023241
  • MeSH: D007876  D007877
  • GARD: 6876
  • MedDRA: 10035718  10061266
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