Mycoplasma

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a common cause of pneumonia, especially community-acquired. Mycoplasmas are ubiquitous bacteria that are different from other prokaryotes is that they lack a cell wall. Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a common cause of pneumonia, especially community-acquired. There is increasing evidence that M. genitalium and Ureaplasma urealyticum in some cases lead to urethritis nichtgonorrhöischer. These (and M. hominis) are often in patients with other urogenital infections (eg vaginitis, cervicitis, pyelonephritis,…

September 3, 2018
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What is Walking Pneumonia?

February 15, 2016

Walking pneumonia is an infectious form of pneumonia, although it is the least dangerous type of pneumonia. Mild pneumonia normally does not require any hospitalization. In many cases, people can have pneumonia without even knowing it. What is Walking Pneumonia? Walking pneumonia is a not a medical term, it used to describe a mild case of pneumonia. Walking pneumonia is also called atypical pneuma since the disease is different from…

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