Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Pneumonia due to Chlamydia Outlook

What to expect with chlamydia pneumonia:

  • Most cases respond very well to outpatient treatment with antibiotics.
  • Cough and wheezing may continue for weeks after treatment.

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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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