Signs and symptoms of pneumococcal infection depend on the type of infection the patient has.
A symptom is something the patient feels, while a sign is something other people, such as the doctor or family members see. An example of a symptom may be a headache, and an example of a sign might be a rash.
The signs and symptoms of pneumococcal disease may be non-specific.
The most common signs and symptoms include:
Pneumococcal bacteremia - signs and symptoms of may include:
Pneumococcal meningitis - signs and symptoms of may include:
Pneumococcal pneumonia - signs and symptoms of may include:
Pneumococcal acute otitis media - signs and symptoms of may include:
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