Reportable Infectious Diseases. Chp. 153. 1/19/06 Dr. Batizy Bogdan Irimies PGY-3. Introduction. CDC in Atlanta publishes a list of notifiable infectious diseases.
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1/19/06 Dr. Batizy
Bogdan Irimies PGY-3
-Fever, cough, chest pain, myalgias, arthralgias, HA, pneumonia on CXR, erythema nodosum or erythema multiforme rash, meningitis, or involvement of bones, joints, viscera or lymph nodes.
Caused urethritis, cervicitis, salpingitis, disseminated disease or maybe asymptomatic
Observation of gram neg. intracellular diplococci
Causes 2 diseases: Legionaires’ disease and Pontiac fever.
Fever,myalgias, cough, pneumonia.
Isolation of Legionella from respiratory secretions, lung tissue, pleural fluid or sterile bodily tissue
Demonstration of rising antibody titer
Detection of L. pneumophilia serotype 1 in body fluids
Detection of L. pneumophilia serotype 1 antigen in urine
Chp. 154 Tintinalli
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