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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It also comes with the risk of serious health complications, like pneumonia, bacterial infections, and inflammation in the heart or brain, particularly for more vulnerable populations like those who are already seriously ill in some other way.
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.
The most common type of infection among children with serotype 19A was bacteremia, followed by pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, and other infections.