Mycoplasma pneumonia in young children, 2-5 years of age.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Mycoplasma pneumoniae is one of the most common causes of childhood community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), particularly in school-age children. Information regarding this infection in pre-school age children is lacking. OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of M. pneumoniae in young children aged under 5 years with CAP. MATERIAL AND METHOD This… (More)

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