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Pneumococcal disease

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Pneumococcal disease

Pneumococcal disease Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in people with diabetes are associated with increased mortality and morbidity

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Pneumococcal disease | Australian Government Department of Health

Pneumococcal disease is a contagious disease. Symptoms including fever and headaches. It can affect people of all ages but can be prevented with vaccination. Pneumococcal disease is treated with antibiotics.

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Pneumococcal disease

Pneumococcal infections are caused by the streptococcus pneumoniae bacterium and is the leading cause of serious illness and death in children under 2 and adults over 85 in Australia.

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Pneumococcal disease in Australia

Pneumococcal disease is caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria (also known as pneumococcus). These bacteria are commonly found in the nose and throat of some people, most of whom remain healthy.

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Immunisation Coalition | Pneumococcal Disease Facts - Immunisation Coalition

Pneumococcal Disease Facts

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Immunisation Coalition | Be smart about pneumococcal disease - Immunisation Coalition

Pneumococcal Disease Facts

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Pneumococcal disease, immunisation and your family | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is pneumococcal disease? Pneumococcal disease refers to a number of different types of infection due to the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae (also called Pneumococcus)

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Immunisation Coalition | Pneumococcal Disease - Immunisation Coalition

The bacteria that causes Pneumococcal disease lives in the throats of healthy people and can cause serious illness such as pneumonia, otitis media and meningitis.

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Pneumococcal infection - including symptoms, treatment and prevention :: SA Health

Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal pneumonia is a serious lung infection which can be fatal, especially in the elderly or infants

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Mycoplasma - Lab Tests Online AU

Mycoplasma testing is primarily used to help determine if Mycoplasma pneumoniae is the cause of a respiratory tract infection. It may also be used to help diagnose a mycoplasma systemic infection.

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