Mycoplasmal pneumonia

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Mycoplasmal pneumonia

Mycoplasmal pneumonia are bacteria that cause almost half of all cases of pneumonia. The bacteria cause respiratory infections resulting in symptoms such as fever, dry cough, headache, and scratchy sore throat. The infection can last for a several weeks, but not usually longer than 6 weeks. Mycoplasmal pneumonia infections are typically not life-threatening and can be treated with antibiotics to help get rid of the bacteria.

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Mycoplasmal pneumonia" returned 9 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Impact of bacterial and viral coinfection on mycoplasmal pneumonia in childhood community-acquired pneumonia.
 

Author(s): Chih-Yung Chiu, Chih-Jung Chen, Kin-Sun Wong, Ming-Han Tsai, Cheng-Hsun Chiu, Yhu-Chering Huang

Journal: J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2015 Feb;48(1):51-6.

 

Coinfection of Mycoplasma pneumoniae is not uncommon in children with respiratory syndromes. The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of bacterial and viral coinfection on mycoplasmal pneumonia in hospitalized children with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP).

Last Updated: 24 Jan 2015

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[Traditional Chinese and Western medicine treatment of mycoplasmal pneumonia in children and the serum cytokine changes].
 

Author(s): Di-jun Liu, Bin Zheng, Bao-huan Cai, Wang-mei Zhou, Bi-xiang Yu

Journal: Nan Fang Yi Ke Da Xue Xue Bao. 2010 Mar;30(3):626-7, 630.

 

To observe the therapeutic effect of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and Western medicine (WM) treatments on mycoplasmal pneumonia in children and the changes in the serum cytokines.

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2010

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Mycoplasmal pneumonia in children.
 

Author(s): J K Lee, C H Hong, Y M Sohn, K E Kim, D H Kim, P K Kim, K K Oh

Journal: Yonsei Med. J.. 1986 ;27(4):300-6.

 

Last Updated: 1 May 1987

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Methylprednisolone for Children With Severe Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia (MCMP)
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia

 

Last Updated: 8 May 2017

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Effects of Oral Steroid in Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Mycoplasma Pneumoniae Pneumonia

 

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2016

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