Clinical and epidemiological characteristics in children with community-acquired mycoplasma pneumonia in Taiwan: A nationwide surveillance.

@article{Ma2015ClinicalAE,
  title={Clinical and epidemiological characteristics in children with community-acquired mycoplasma pneumonia in Taiwan: A nationwide surveillance.},
  author={Yun Ju Ma and S M Wang and Yu-Hao Cho and Ching Fen Shen and C C Liu and Hsin Kuang Chi and Yi-Chuan Huang and Li-Min Huang and Yhu-Chering Huang and Hsiao-Chuan Lin and Yu-huai Ho and J J Mu},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2015},
  volume={48 6},
  pages={
          632-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is the leading cause of hospitalization of children. Mycoplasma pneumoniae is one of the most common pathogens. The disease severity is diverse, and the diagnosis remains a challenge to clinical pediatricians. The aims of this study are to provide a nationwide surveillance of the epidemiology and clinical manifestations of community-acquired mycoplasma pneumonia (CAMP) in children in Taiwan. METHODS The medical records of children enrolled by the… CONTINUE READING
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