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Croup

...  viral infection with secondary bacterial growth causes bacterial tracheitis, laryngotracheobronchitis and laryngotracheobronchopneumonitis. Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, HemopHilus influenzae, and Moraxella catarrhalis commonly cause bacterial croup. How is croup treated? Prevention by immunization for influenza and diphtheria still outweighs treatment. Affected children  ...