bacterial pneumonia

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bacterial pneumonia

[bak′tir·ē·əl nə′mō·nyə]
(medicine)
Consolidation of the lung caused by inflammatory exudation due to bacterial infection.
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Pneumococcal disease, an infection induced by the Streptococcus pneumoniae bacterium, causes multiple serious illnesses, such as pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, otitis media, bacteremia and sinus infections.
Conference attendees believe more education is needed to inform people that antibiotics are only effective against bacterial infections (bacterial pneumonia, bacterial sinusitis) and not viral infections (colds, flu).