Mycoplasma Pneumonia

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Last Updated: 03 May 2022
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Pneumonia is puffy or irritated lung tissue because of infection with a bacterium. Mycoplasma pneumonia is brought on by the microorganisms Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Because the symptoms are various from those of pneumonia due to other common microorganisms, this type of pneumonia is additionally called irregular pneumonia. Mycoplasma pneumonia usually influences people younger than 40. People that live or work in congested areas such as colleges and homeless sanctuaries have a high chance of getting this condition.

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