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How is walking pneumonia diagnosed?

Diagnosis starts with physical examination and observance of pattern of symptoms seen. Then a chest x ray might help. Culture test can be done but they take time to grow. CF antibody test, cold agglutinin test and m.pneumoniae tests are the others that can be done. But none of the tests are routinely done in case of children who have contracted uncomplicated walking pneumonia

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