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bac·te·ri·al pneu·mo·ni·a

infection of the lung with any of a large variety of bacteria, especially Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus).

bacterial pneumonia

pneumonia caused by bacteria, such as Klebsiella pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes, and others.

bacterial pneumonia

Any pneumonia caused by a bacterial infection.

bac·te·ri·al pneu·mo·ni·a

(bak-terē-ăl nū-mōnē-ă)
Lung infection with any of a large variety of bacteria, especially Streptococcus pneumoniae.
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The NIS data provided a total of 5,172 LD cases from 447,132 hospitalizations for bacterial pneumonia (Table 1).
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of patients Percentage (n=50) (%) Bacterial pneumonia 18 36% Malignancy 15 30% Pulmonary Tuberculosis 12 24% Fungal infection 4 8% Foreign body 1 2% Table 2: Organisms Causing Bacterial Pneumonia Organisms Number (n=18) Percentage (%) Pneumococci 10 55.
Thus, an improved method of treating patients with severe viral and bacterial pneumonia with ARDS includes inhalation of surfactant, gentle ventilation, and provides the most pronounced positive effect, which was reflected in a significant decrease in patients of the main group of asymmetry index rX, characterizing the measure of chaotic of the system, a significant reduction Vx (total volume, indicating that the expression of the efficiency of the method proposed of the intensive care, while stochastic statistics methods indicated a significant improvement in characterizing the diastolic and systolic function of the heart.
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Complications of flu can include bacterial pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, dehydration, and worsening of chronic medical conditions, such as congestive heart failure, asthma, or diabetes," said the centre's medical director, Dr Adham Alameddin.
While most people who get the flu are sick for only a few days, if you have heart disease or have had a stroke, complications from flu can include bacterial pneumonia or worsened heart problems, and even lead to death, according to the American Heart Association.
Giving oral rehydration salts to children with diarrhoea and antibiotics to children with bacterial pneumonia are also basic steps to combat the diseases, it added.

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