Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Pneumonia?

Michael Stuart Bronze, MD

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February 16, 2016

Pneumonia can be generally defined as an infection of the lung parenchyma, in which consolidation of the affected part and a filling of the alveolar air spaces with exudate, inflammatory cells, and fibrin are characteristic. Infection by bacteria or viruses is the most common cause, although infection by other micro-organisms such as rickettsiae, fungi, and yeasts, and mycobacteria may occur. How much do you know about this condition? Test yourself with our quick quiz.

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