Pathogens

Chlamydophila pneumonia

Precautions

Standard Precautions

Antibiogram Data

General information

Fastidious organism that does not gram stain - an "atypical"

  • Atypical pneumonia

  • Guillane-Barre Syndrome

  • Meningoencephalitis

  • Reactive arthritis

  • Myocarditis

Diagnose by serology; a PCR is available.

Difficult to culture