Is Bronchial Pneumonia Contagious?

Is bronchial pneumonia contagious?


Many cases of bronchial pneumonia are caused by bacteria. The bacteria are contagious and can spread between people in close proximity through sneezes and coughs. A person becomes infected by breathing in the bacteria.

Common bacterial causes of bronchial pneumonia include:

  • Staphylococcus aureus
  • Haemophilus influenza
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Escherichia coli
  • Klebsiella pneumoniae
  • Proteus species



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