PPLO

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Noun1.PPLO - a mycoplasma resistant to antibiotics that causes a kind of pneumonia in humans
mycoplasma - any of a group of small parasitic bacteria that lack cell walls and can survive without oxygen; can cause pneumonia and urinary tract infection
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Early additional immune-modulators for mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in children: an observation study.
This may be due to viruses like RSV (Respiratory Syncitial Virus) or Influenza, or bacteria like Streptococcus or Mycoplasma Pneumoniae. Pneumonia can easily spread especially if one is immunocompromised or if you are less than 2 years old or more than 60 years old.
Macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae was first isolated in Japan in 2000 (1).
The clinical features and PCR assay results of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia (MPP) in patients with atypical pneumonia were statistically analyzed and presented in Table 2.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a rod-shaped bacterium, which affects 1% of the United States (US) population annually [1].
Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) is a common cause of community-acquired pneumonia, mainly in children and young adults, and is well known to cause a wide variety of respiratory and extrapulmonary diseases [1, 2].
The most common etiology of ARI worldwide includes influenza virus (InfV), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), rhinovirus (RV), metapneumovirus (MPV), bocavirus (BV), adenovirus (AV), enterovirus (EV), Mycoplasma pneumoniae, parainfluenza virus (PIV), coronavirus (CoV) OC43, NL63, 229E, and HKU1 [4].
Five of the 32 patients had recurrent pericarditis: one was diagnosed with hisptoplasmosis, one with Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection, one with JIA, one with restrictive cardiomyopathy, and one with undetermined inflammatory etiology.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae (MP) is one of the most prevalent etiological agents of community-acquired pneumonia in children [1,2].
Okimoto, "Macrolide-resistant mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in adolescents and adults: clinical findings, drug susceptibility, and therapeutic efficacy," Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, vol.