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    Legionnaires' Disease Conditions

    Legionnaires' Disease, What are Legionnaires' disease and Pontiac fever? Legionnaires' disease (also called legionellosis) is an uncommon infection caused by ...

    Legionnaires' Disease Professional

    Legionnaires' Disease, This guidance can be found in the Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) for Legionnaires' disease on the Health and Safety Executive website. Guidance was u...

    Notifiable Diseases Professional

    Notifiable Diseases, In Scotland, written notification should be undertaken electronically via the SCI Gateway. [ 3 ] Lists of notifiable diseases England [ 5 ] Northe...

    Leptospirosis (Weil's Disease) Professional

    Leptospirosis (Weil's Disease), Differential diagnosis The diagnosis of leptospirosis requires a high degree of clinical suspicion because the disease's numerous manifestations can...

    The Lungs and Respiratory Tract Conditions

    Some disorders of the respiratory tract, lung and chest Asthma Bornholm disease Bronchiectasis Cancer of the lung Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Cystic fibrosis ...

    Sick Building Syndrome Professional

    The term building-related illness (BRI) refers to recognised diseases, often infections (eg, Legionnaires' disease), caused by being in a building. The cause of SBS is thought to...

    Pneumonia Conditions

    For example, if infection with Legionella pneumophila (the bacterium that causes Legionnaires' disease ) is suspected. Sometimes oxygen and other supportive treatments are needed if...

    Symptoms Causes Treatment Outlook and Prevention

    West Nile Virus Professional

    Other common diseases that may mimic West Nile encephalitis (WNE) include: [ 7 ] subacute bacterial endocarditis , Legionnaires disease , Rocky Mountain spotted fever , Epstein-Barr viru...

    Chest Infection Conditions

    If the pneumonia is very severe, or caused by aggressive types of bacteria ( such as legionella in Legionnaires' disease ), you may need to be moved to an intensive care unit in the hospi...

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    Pneumonia Professional

    See separate article Legionella and Legionnaires' Disease . Focal outbreaks centred around poorly maintained air-conditioning or humidification systems (although this is often noted r...

    Peripheral Blood Film Professional

    Uraemia. Legionnaires' disease. AIDS. Marrow infiltration. Post-chemotherapy/radiotherapy. Eosinophils Guideline normal values: 0.04-0.44 x 10 9 /L, comprising 1-6% o...

    Wilson's Disease Conditions

    Wilson's Disease, What is Wilson's disease? Wilson's disease is a condition where too much copper builds up in the body. It is a rare inherited disorder that ...

    Ménière's Disease Conditions

    Ménière's Disease, What is Ménière's disease? Ménière's disease is a condition of the inner ear. About 1 in a 1,000 people devel...

    Perthes' Disease Conditions

    Perthes' Disease, The bone gradually heals and reforms but Perthes' disease may cause hip problems later in life. How common is it? Perthes' disease mainly ...

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    Sever's Disease Conditions

    Sever's Disease, What is Sever's disease? Sever's disease is a painful inflammation in the heel of the foot. It usually affects children between the ages of 8...

    Kawasaki Disease Conditions

    Kawasaki Disease, Kawasaki disease is a disease of young children that causes a high temperature (fever), a rash, and other typical symptoms (listed below). , aspirin vascu...

    Bowen's Disease Conditions

    Bowen's Disease, Bowen's disease affecting the genitals or anus may be more likely to develop into a skin cancer than Bowen's disease in other places. What causes Bowe...

    Buerger's Disease Conditions

    Buerger's Disease, The single most important thing that you can do if you are diagnosed with Buerger's disease is to stop smoking. This can help to stop the disease ...

    Huntington's Disease Conditions

    Huntington's Disease, Genetic testing helps to diagnose Huntington's disease. At present there is no cure for Huntington's disease. Treatment is aimed at tryi...

    Crohn's Disease Conditions

    Crohn's Disease, What is Crohn's disease? Crohn's disease is a condition that causes inflammation of the wall of the gut (gastrointestinal tract). , budesonid...

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