Region Type of virus Transmission Route Incubation Period Source of Infection Sign Symptom Complication Virulence Factor Dif. Diagnosis Epidemiology Prophylaxis
Bacterial infections Mycoplasma pneumoniae 1 to 3 weeks Na Nonspecific , consisting of head ache , low grade fever , malaise , and anorexia, Sorethroat, dry cough , and earache are accompanying symptoms. characterized by paucity of respiratory signs but radiological evidence of consolidation , which is usually patchy involving one of the lower lobes , starting at the hilum, and fanning out to the periphery, pleurisy and pleural effusionsare unusual . Nonspecific , consisting of head ache , low grade fever , malaise , and anorexia, Sorethroat, dry cough , and earache are accompanying symptoms. characterized by paucity of respiratory signs but radiological evidence of consolidation , which is usually patchy involving one of the lower lobes , starting at the hilum, and fanning out to the periphery, pleurisy and pleural effusionsare unusual . P1 protein , glycolipid antigens Avoid contact with person suspected of having the disease . Tetracyclines or erythromycin may be administer dprophy lactically