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pneumonic

 [noo-mon´ik]
1. pertaining to pneumonia.

pneu·mon·ic

(nū-mon'ik),
1. Synonym(s): pulmonary
2. Relating to pneumonia.

pneumonic

/pneu·mon·ic/ (noo-mon´ik)
1. pulmonary (1).
2. pertaining to pneumonia.

pneumonic

(no͝o-mŏn′ĭk, nyo͝o-)
adj.
1. Of, affecting, or relating to the lungs; pulmonary.
2. Relating to, affected by, or similar to pneumonia.

pneu·mon·ic

(nū-mon'ik)
1. Synonym(s): pulmonary.
2. Relating to pneumonia.

pneumonic

pertaining to the lung or to pneumonia.

pneumonic pasteurellosis
see pneumonic pasteurellosis.
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These persons had interacted with the patients but did not show specific symptoms of pneumonic plague.
Because the pneumonic and typhoidal forms carry a risk of fatal outcome, a clinical suspicion, thorough history, and compatible clinical manifestations are indicators for initiating therapy.
A bioterrorism-related outbreak may be expected to be ariborne, causing a pulmonary variant, pneumonic plague.
Given the presence and availability of plague around the world, the capacity for mass production and aerosol dissemination, the high fatality rate of pneumonic plague, and the potential for rapid secondary spread, the potential use of plague as a biological weapon is of great concern.
Avecia has been awarded a three-year deal to produce 2,000 trial doses of a protein vaccine which creates immunity to pneumonic plague.
The pneumonic form can be caused by inhalation or by hematogenous spread of the pathogen from other sites.
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There are several types of plague but Pneumonic Plague is the only one which can be passed from person to person.
In a bioterrorist attack, plague would most likely occur as a pneumonic disease.
A jet plane can carry a traveler infected with highly contagious pneumonic plague from India to Europe in a few hours.
There is no effective vaccine against the pneumonic form of plague, since the injected formalin-killed whole cell vaccine made many years ago does not protect against inhaled exposure to plague bacteria and has been withdrawn from the market.