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Can you catch atypical pneumonia from someone else?

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Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Yes

Atypical pneumonia is usually caused by a bacteria (most commonly mycoplasma) that is transmitted in respiratory secretions allowing it to be passed from one person to another.

In brief: Yes

Atypical pneumonia is usually caused by a bacteria (most commonly mycoplasma) that is transmitted in respiratory secretions allowing it to be passed from one person to another.
Dr. Brian Bezack
Dr. Brian Bezack
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