bacterial pneumonia


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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

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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Unlike other studies, this study found that protein S levels, a natural anticoagulant, were lower in the bacterial pneumonia cases.
Microbiology of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia in persons with and at risk for human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection.
In the study of nearly 5,000 patients, researchers found that patients diagnosed with bacterial pneumonia had a 60 per cent greater risk of a heart attack, stroke, or death than patients who had been diagnosed with viral pneumonia.
(13) In a multiple regression model prior Pneumocystis pneumonia or recurrent bacterial pneumonia more than tripled lung cancer risk in the combined MACS and WIHS groups for all study years (1984-2011) (IRR 3.56, 95% CI 1.67 to 7.61) and for the combination ART era (1995-2011) (IRR 3.51, 95% CI 1.61 to 7.67).
(3) Although pandemic strains of influenza are usually more pathogenic than seasonal influenza strains, the excess mortality rates during pandemics is primarily caused by secondary bacterial pneumonia. (1) An analysis of H1N1 influenza strains from the pandemic 2009 influenza season in the U.S.
To visualize the model and how LD risk varies with space and season, we computed the fitted values from this model using location and weather information and set the demographic variables to their individual modal values for cases of bacterial pneumonia observed in the NIS data.
Numbers of ACS hospitalizations with diagnoses of asthma, gastroenteritis or bacterial pneumonia among children in Q5 neighbourhoods were grouped together as too few to support separate analyses.
Therefore, it is still important to refer to sputum culture information with molecular method for diagnosis and guiding target therapies of bacterial pneumonia in spite of the rapid diagnosis and high sensitivity of qLAMP.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Bacterial Pneumonia, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Children under the age of five and adults who are 65 and older must get vaccinated against pneumococcal pneumonia, which is very common form of bacterial pneumonia.
Two cohorts of children were recruited: a group of HIV-infected children who had been on HAART for at least 6 months, and a comparator group consisting of HIV-negative children admitted to the inpatient paediatric ward with a diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia.
Coronaviruses can even cause pneumonia, either direct viral pneumonia or a secondary bacterial pneumonia.

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