Chlamydia Pneumoniae Protection
Chlamydia Pneumoniae is another kind of chlamydia infection that attacking the lung area. When the bacteria attack, it will cause the damage of throat, lung, and windpipe that includes as respiratory tract. This type of chlamydia itself is easily spread through the sick person cough or sneeze. If you are staying around infected people and accidentally absorb the bacteria when breathing then you may also get infected. Even shake hand with the infected person that touch their nose or mouth also bring the same risk.
Chlamydia Pneumoniae prevention
Unluckily, there is no exact vaccine that can help you to prevent the infection. However, there is still some action that you can do to protect yourself and other people. First of all, the key is the habit to stay hygiene. Be sure to wash your hand in regular basis especially after a sneeze or a cough. Besides that, you also advised to cover up your mouth and nose with tissue anytime you a cough or sneeze. After that, do not forget to put the used tissue in the wastebasket.
If you do not have any tissue, you better not using your hand. Instead of using your hand, sneeze o your upper sleeve or elbow. Do not forget to turn into an alcohol-based hand rub if there is no soap and water. One thing that you should remember, you may get re-infected again even though you already get once. Basically, there is no such immunity for chlamydia pneumonia. You only can do some prevention and protection from the bacteria without any long-lasting immune.
Chlamydia Pneumoniae Antibiotic
Antibiotic as prevention of chlamydia pneumonia is not always used. Usually, it will be advised for a patient that seems to develop a serious complication or get sick. It will not be suggested for people who are in close contacts such as household member or someone that is having pneumonia infection. Antibiotic is only used in a necessary case. It is simply because antibiotic may only kill the bacteria that can be killed while the resistant one will grow and even multiply. If you get repeated to use antibiotic then the number of bacteria that resistance to the drug will be multiple. That is why you better have prior consultation with the doctor to get proper chlamydia pneumoniae protection.