Acute Uncomplicated Bronchitis
Symptoms

Symptoms

Signs/Symptoms

Primary symptom is cough for 1-3 weeks (cough may linger up to 6-8 weeks)

Colored sputum occurs in 50% of cases and does NOT necessarily indicate bacterial infection

May have wheezing or rhonchi on chest exam, but NOT rales or signs of consolidation

Low grade fever is common early in the illness