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mycoplasma pneumonia in the elderly

Mycoplasma pneumonia is an acute respiratory infection with pneumonia caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae. Mycoplasma pneumoniae is between viruses and bacteria. It can grow on a cell-free medium without cell walls. It contains RNA and DNA. It produces energy through metabolism. It is often confused with the L-type of bacteria. The colonies of the two are similar. Mycoplasma is the cause of a variety of animal diseases...



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