brick-red sputum

A popular term for the thickened mixture of blood, mucus, bacteria, and necrotic lung tissue which is characteristically seen in Klebsiella pneumoniae pneumonia
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brick-red sputum

Popular term for a thickened mixture of blood, bacteria, necrotic lung tissue and mucus, characteristic of Klebsiella pneumonia
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