Legionnaires' Disease: Cause, Symptoms & Treatment


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Legionnaires' disease is most likely to be contracted from which of the following?

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1. Which of the following causes Legionnaires' disease?

2. Legionella pneumophila uses which of the following for protection?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What causes Legionnaires' disease and how is it treated? This quiz/worksheet combo is designed to test your ability to answer questions relating to these and other topics about this disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • How Legionnaires' disease is contracted
  • What causes Legionnaires' disease
  • What Legionella pneumophila uses to protect itself
  • A common vaccine for Legionnaires' disease
  • Where Legionella pneumophila is likely to be found

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding what Legionnaires' disease is and how it is contracted
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as Legionella pneumophila
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the symptoms of and treatment for Legionnaires' disease

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Legionnaires' Disease: Cause, Symptoms & Treatment. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what Legionnaires' disease is
  • Relate the cause of Legionnaires' disease
  • Describe how the disease is transmitted
  • Discuss what's responsible for Legionnaires' disease and how it defends itself against substances that could kill it
  • List the symptoms of Legionnaires' disease
  • Detail how one can prevent Legionnaires' disease