LEGIONELLA EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Elderly Patient Dies Of Complications From Legionella Infection LEGIONELLA Expert Case

This case involves an elderly female patient who was exposed to Legionnaire’s disease from a contaminated air-conditioning unit in her Atlanta apartment. The patient developed pneumonia secondary to the Legionnaire’s and eventually passed away. An expe …

Former Hospital Receptionist Contracts Legionella LEGIONELLA Expert Case

Former Hospital Receptionist Contracts Legionella

…  greeter, a woman with a fraught medical history developed Legionella and severe kidney complications. Prior to her employment, she was …  a specialist hospital, and a final diagnosis was given as Legionella with acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. At the time of …

Patient Dies Due to Lack of Prompt Treatment LEGIONELLA Expert Case

Patient Dies Due to Lack of Prompt Treatment

…  it was discovered that the patient was suffering from Legionella pneumonia, septic shock, and urinary tract infection, along with …

Unadjusted Dose of Antibiotics Causes Death LEGIONELLA Expert Case

Unadjusted Dose of Antibiotics Causes Death

…  ambiguity over whether the pneumonia may have developed Legionella, the nurse decided to treat is as a brochopneumonia manifestation. …

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home LEGIONELLA Expert Case

Elderly Man Not Properly Cared for in Nursing Home

…  fatally declined.  The cause of death was listed as Legionella pneumonia, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and atrial fibrillation. No …