Droplet / Contact Precautions
First Line Treatment
Fastidious short rod that does not Gram stain - an "atypical."
Particularly common in school aged children and other crowded environments such as college and military institutions.
Post-infectious syndromes from antibodies include:
Hemolysis from cold agglutinins
Rarely cardiac involvement
Diagnose by serology in general. On respiratory panel.
Difficult to culture.