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Until when is acute bronchitis contagious?

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Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Depends....

There are many different bacteria and viruses that can cause acute bronchitis, each with a different incubation period and shedding time.
So, the amount of time a person is contagious depends on which organism is causing the infection.

In brief: Depends....

There are many different bacteria and viruses that can cause acute bronchitis, each with a different incubation period and shedding time.
So, the amount of time a person is contagious depends on which organism is causing the infection.
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