Definition of Mycoplasmal pneumonia
1. Noun. An acute respiratory disease marked by high fever and coughing; caused by mycoplasma; primarily affecting children and young adults.
Generic synonyms: Respiratory Disease, Respiratory Disorder, Respiratory Illness
Specialized synonyms: Ornithosis, Parrot Fever, Psittacosis
Medical Definition of Mycoplasmal pneumonia
1. An acute systemic disease with involvement of the lungs, caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae and marked by high fever, cough, relatively few physical signs, and scattered densities on X-rays; usually associated with development of cold agglutinins and antibodies to the bacteria. Synonym: atypical pneumonia, Eaton agent pneumonia, mycoplasmal pneumonia. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Mycoplasmal pneumonia
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1. Code of Federal Regulations by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"For reduction in the severity of swine mycoplasmal pneumonia caused by Myco- plasma hyopneumoniae.. (3) Lincomycin may also be used in combination with: (i) ..."