Bacterial pneumonia is an acute inflammation and consolidation (exudate fills alveoli) of lung tissue caused by bacteria.

Pneumonias may be classified according to etiology, host reaction or gross anatomic distribution of the inflammation. Refer to Figure 15-16 in your textbook. Pathology
What is the difference between bronchopneumonia and lobar pneumonia?

Varied and many. How do you contract pneumonia? What are the mechanisms by which one develops pneumonia? Virulence versus defense.


What are the possible outcomes of pneumonia?