Basic therapy to legionella control –
Legionella bacteria were discovered after an outbreak of 1976 among the people who went to Philadelphia convention; those people were affected by lung infection or pneumonia, which turns into disease. This disease was mainly formed from hot or warm water resources, cooling water sources of the airconditioner, etc. By inhalation of small droplets of contaminated water can cause this disease to your body.
In warm water, the bacteria multiply and spread the risk of exposure. But after many types of research, the legionella control is now easily possible with tablets and antibiotics macrolides, ketolides, quinolones, tract quinolones or newer macrolides. Azithromycin, doxycycline is mostly used antibiotics for all ages. Tetracycline can be used for children 18 and above 11 years.
Forms by which legionella disease spreads:
Legionaries disease can spread into the human body through various sources. Most of the people get infected after inhaling microscopic water droplets containing these bacteria. Hot bathtubs, grocery store mist machine, cruise ships, swimming pools, beautiful decorative fountains, physical surgery equipment, nursing homes, and hospitals. Apart from the water, it can spread also through the soil while working in gardens.
Habits that may cause these disease-
Smoking damages lungs, makes lungs infected, weekend immunity systems by taking drugs or having HIV/AIDS medicines, organ transplantations, having a chronic lung disease like emphysema, diabetes, cancer, etc. or the person older than 50 years.
Complications and problems-
Many complications can be seen in your body before getting treated by legionella risk assessment programed held by the organization of American govt. that will check audit and resolve the effected water resources of your area?Symptoms of respiratory failure are lungs problems, kidney failure, asthma problem, septic shock, brain disorder, and high fever. There is 10% risk of death from this disease.