Beijing bursts of 4 cases of mycoplasma pneumonia from fever epidemic, school-age children in the most easy to move
Since the beginning of winter, all kinds of respiratory disease caused by a virus into the high incidence of the major hospitals in the outpatient department of Pediatrics, the transfusion room in patients. Beijing Daily reporter client from Beijing CDC was informed that according to the multiple respiratory pathogen monitoring, the positive rate of mycoplasma detection was increased, the age of onset for school-age children, the city has received 4 cases of mycoplasma pneumonia caused by the concentrated fever epidemic report.
In autumn and winter
The temperature drops, the body resistance will be decreased at the same time, this time it is easy to multiple respiratory infectious disease.
Mycoplasma pneumoniae is between bacteria and viruses between microorganisms is a common pathogen of acute respiratory tract infections, bronchitis, laryngitis, and trachea caused by pneumonia. A common pathogen of Mycoplasma pneumoniae pneumonia in children and is susceptible, accounted for about 20% of the incidence of pneumonia in children. The source of infection for patients, pathogen carriers of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection, pathogen infection in respiratory secretions after discharge, mainly through droplets
Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in high season in autumn and winter, people are generally susceptible to Mycoplasma pneumoniae, easy to cause the aggregation of the epidemic, there is currently no vaccine preventable.
The incidence of primary and middle school students easily
According to the recent etiology monitoring data show that the city of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection epidemic peak season for 8-12 months, 10-12 months in which the epidemic peak was 12 months, significantly decreased, 6 to 14 years of age group had the highest positive rate of primary and middle school students. Experts said that the age of onset of Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection for school-age children, infants infected with clinically atypical infection; no obvious regional differences and seasonal cold season, incidence rate will rise; often group incidence, family members and students in the class a larger risk spread.
Symptoms were fever and cough
Experts say the Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection long incubation period of about 1-3 weeks. The severity of clinical manifestations in a fever, cough is the most common manifestation. At the beginning of the late dry cough, yellow or white phlegm, occasionally in Phlegm Blood, part of children with wheezing symptoms, can cause bronchitis, pneumonia. Other organ function damage of mycoplasma pneumonia can cause lung, digestive system, such as heart, liver. Extrapulmonary complications of mycoplasma pneumonia is an important cause of the delayed healing or exacerbations
Generally speaking, Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection treatment about 2-3 weeks, lack of treatment can cause persistent or recurrent, should be timely medical treatment and prescribed according to the course of treatment.
Is the key to the prevention of personal hygiene
Maintain good personal hygiene is an important means to prevent infection of mycoplasma pneumonia and other respiratory infectious disease. CDC recommends the general public, to enhance physical fitness and immunity; hand washing; keep the environment clean and ventilated; in the high incidence of the disease season should be reduced to crowded places, avoid contact with respiratory tract infection; respiratory tract to maintain good health habits, when coughing or sneezing, paper towels, towel over his mouth and nose, coughing or wash after sneezing, avoid touching eyes, nose or mouth; symptoms of respiratory tract infection should be at home to rest, early treatment.