Case Study 1

A 64-year old male with fever, malaise, and cough.

Wrong answer!

Question 5 of 6

What is the most likely source of Legionella pneumophila?

C. Exposure to an infected animal
Lower animals are rarely affected by exposure to Legionella pneumophila and are an unlikely source of infection. Also, the patient reported no contact with animals.

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