Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection
Mycoplasma pneumoniae bacteria commonly cause mild infections of the respiratory system (the parts of the body involved in breathing). Sometimes these bacteria can cause more serious lung infections that require care in a hospital. Good hygiene is important to help decrease the spread of M. pneumoniae and other respiratory germs.
Find pronunciation guides below for common words associated with Mycoplasma pneumoniae.
- Mycoplasma — MY-ko-plaz-ma
- Pneumonia — noo-MOAN-yah
- Pneumoniae — noo-MOAN-e-a
- Tracheobronchitis — TRAY-key-o-brahn-KITE-uss