What is Legionella?

Legionella is the name given to a family of bacteria which cause severe lung illnesses. These conditions include illnesses such as Pontiac Fever, Lochgoilhead fever and the most common one called Legionnaire’s disease. Legionnaire’s disease is predominantly caused by one strain of the bacteria called Legionella Pneumophilla but can be caused by several other strains of the bacteria. What is[…]