Lower Respiratory Tract Infection

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Dr. Flemings
Lower respiratory tract infections are infections that affect the bronchi, bronchioles, and lungs. Infections involving the lower respiratory tract can be severe or even fatal.

Dr. Green
Bronchitis and bronchiolitis describe infection or inflammation of the bronchial tree, and these conditions are often preceded by an upper respiratory tract infection. Infection of the lungs is called pneumonia.