Chlamydia pneumoniae Infection
Chlamydia pneumoniae is a type of bacteria that can cause lung infections, such as pneumonia. C. pneumoniae is one of the causes of community-acquired pneumonia (lung infections developed outside of a hospital). However, not everyone who is exposed to C. pneumoniae develops pneumonia.
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How Do You Say That?
Find pronunciation guides below for common words associated with C. pneumoniae.
- Bronchitis — brahn-KITE-uss
- Chlamydia — klah-MID-e-a
- Pneumonia — noo-MOAN-yah
- Pneumoniae — noo-MOAN-e-a
- Tracheobronchitis — TRAY-key-o-brahn-KITE-uss
- Page last reviewed: September 26, 2016
- Page last updated: September 26, 2016
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