Quiz: Abscess in the Lungs
Question 1 of 2  

A lung abscess is a pus-filled cavity in the lung surrounded by inflamed tissue and caused by an infection. Bacteria that cause the abscess usually get into the lungs via which of the following?

  • A.

    Inhaling bacteria in droplets expelled when an infected person sneezes

  • B.

    Inhaling bacteria that normally live in the mouth or throat

  • C.

    Touching an infected object, then touching one's mouth

  • D.

    Sharing a drinking glass with an infected person

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