Characteristics of Mycoplasma Bacteria

The Mycoplasma genus of bacteria consists of a number of different species. According to the Mayo Clinic, Mycoplasma pneumoniae is one of the species of bacteria responsible for a mild form of the lung infection pneumonia. People infected with the Mycoplasma bacteria may also experience sore throat or bronchitis.

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Complications With Mycoplasma

Mycoplasma pneumonia is a lung infection caused by the mycoplasma pneumoniae bacteria. This infection affects people of all ages, but it typically arises in school-aged children and people under age 40, according to MedlinePlus.

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