Is Strep Pneumonia Contagious?


Strep pneumonia by itself is not a contagious disease. The bacteria in strep pneumonia is contagious, which is usually already combined with the cold or flu. It would be beneficial to avoid someone with strep pneumonia.
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Pneumonia cause by the streptococcus bacteria inflames the air sacs and fills the lungs with puss and liquid. One or two lobes of the lung can become infected. Strep caused pneumonia
How long is strep throat contagious? Strep throat stops being contagious 24 hours after antibiotic treatment is ingested. Before antibiotic treatment, this condition is highly contagious
It's the gram-positive bacteria that causes pneumonia as well as ear infections.
Streptococcus pneumoniae is a normal inhabitant of the human upper
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