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primary atypical pneumonia

n.
An acute infectious respiratory disease caused by the bacterium Mycoplasma pneumoniae, characterized by fever, coughing, sore throat, and muscle pain.
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Noun1.primary atypical pneumonia - an acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults
respiratory disease, respiratory disorder, respiratory illness - a disease affecting the respiratory system
ornithosis, parrot fever, psittacosis - an atypical pneumonia caused by a rickettsia microorganism and transmitted to humans from infected birds
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This may be triggered by numerous pathogens like HSV I, HSV II, Mycoplasma pneumonia, EBV, HIV, cytomegalovirus, Mycobacterium leprae and Varicella-zoster virus.
The highest incidence of Mycoplasma pneumonia is in 5- to 20-year-olds (51% in 5-to 9-year-olds, 74% in 9- to 15-year-olds, and 3%-18% in adults with pneumonia), but 9% of Mycoplasma CAP occurs in patients younger than 5 years old.
Relationship between year isolated and ST among 232 macrolide-susceptible and 185 macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumonia isolates, Japan, 2002-2016 * Macrolide-susceptible M.
Comparative study of techniques in the diagnosis of mycoplasma pneumonia among the patients of respiratory tract infections in northern indian population.
Kumar, "Mycoplasma pneumonia associated with rhabdomyolysis and the Guillain-Barre syndrome," Indian Journal of Chest Diseases and Allied Sciences, vol.
Togashi, "Close association between pulmonary disease manifestation in Mycoplasma pneumonia infection and enhanced local production of interleukin-18 in the lung, independent of gamma interferon," Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, vol.
Although the prognosis of mycoplasma pneumonia in adults is generally fair, there are 5.6% of cases associated with respiratory failure, and it is reported that all of them required ventilator management [3].
A direct relationship exists between the amount of Mycoplasma pneumonia IgM in the sample and the RLUs detected by the optical system of analyzer.
The two most common forms of infectious agents are bacterial: Bordetella bronchiseptica and several species of Mycoplasma (including Mycoplasma pneumonia), gram-negative bacteria that lack a cell wall.
Life science company Meridian Bioscience (NasdaqGS:VIVO) disclosed on Wednesday that it has received US FDA clearance for a new molecular diagnostic test, called the illumigene Mycoplasma Direct test, for Mycoplasma pneumonia (M.