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Cochrane Systematic Review: Antibiotics for community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections secondary to Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children

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Mulholland S, Gavranich JB, Gillies MB, Chang AB

OBJECTIVES: To determine whether antibiotics are effective in the treatment of childhood LRTI secondary to M. pneumoniae infections acquired in the community.

Cochrane Systematic Review: Clinical symptoms and signs for the diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumoniae in children and adolescents with community-acquired pneumonia

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Wang K, Gill P, Perera R, Thomson A, Mant D, Harnden A.

Objectives: The objectives of this review are (i) to assess the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs in the clinical recognition of M. pneumoniae in children and adolescents with community-acquired pneumonia; and (ii) to assess the influence of potential sources of heterogeneity on the diagnostic accuracy of symptoms and signs in the clinical recognition of M. pneumoniae.