Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Walking Pneumonia Incidence

Facts about mycoplasma infection:

  • About 2 million people develop a mycoplasma infection each year in the US.
  • About 20 percent require hospitalization.

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Last Updated: Jun 4, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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