secondary pneumonia


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secondary pneumonia

Etymology: L, secundus, second; Gk, pneumon, lung
pneumonia that develops during the course of another disease, such as diphtheria or tularemia.

secondary pneumonia

Pneumonia that occurs in connection with a specific systemic disease such as typhoid, diphtheria, or plague.
See also: pneumonia
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Because of their extensive portfolios of respiratory bacteria strain-specific antibodies, they were naturally immune to and protected from secondary pneumonia caused by these agents (12,23,24).
7) 2 (25) Outcomes Secondary pneumonia 3 (13) 3 (38) Thrombotic complications 1 (4.
2) all of the respiratory-related deaths, have not been due to primary influenza A/H1N1, as secondary pneumonias due to Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, and MRSA have been described.