Pathogens
Chlamydophila pneumonia

Chlamydophila pneumonia

Precautions

Standard Precautions

Susceptibilities

General Information

  • Doxycycline
  • Levofloxacin

Fastidious intracellular gram-negative organism that does not Gram stain - an "atypical."

  • Atypical pneumonia

  • Otitis media

  • URTIs

  • Guillane-Barre Syndrome

  • Meningoencephalitis

  • Reactive arthritis

  • Myocarditis

Diagnose by serology.

Difficult to culture.

On respiratory PCR panel.