Diagnosis and treatment of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children

Lindsay E. Rogozinski, Brian K. Alverson, Eric Biondi

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Abstract

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a common cause of community-acquired respiratory tract infections and accounts for up to 40% of cases of pneumonia in children over age 5. This article seeks to provide a general overview of the current recommended management of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in children.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)156-160
Number of pages5
JournalMinerva Pediatrica
Volume69
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Mycoplasma
  • Pediatrics
  • Pneumonia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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