Infections due to virus-bacteria interaction is the major cause of influenza pneumonia
because of synergistic effect during invasion of respiratory tract (Callan et al., 1997).
Poor sanitation could be a why influenza pneumonia
is country's killer.
Interactions between bacteria and influenza A virus in the development of influenza pneumonia
. J Infect Dis.
During her stay in intensive care, she was diagnosed with H1N1 influenza pneumonia
. This was further complicated by acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS).
The company said it believes that these preclinical data add to a growing body of evidence that supports the role of KL4 surfactant as a potential medical intervention to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with both seasonal and pandemic influenza pneumonia
Sometimes the radiological appearance of primary influenza pneumonia
can be difficult to distinguish from pulmonary edema because of the presence of perihilar congestion and hazy opacification, at least in the lower lobes.
Table 1: Serum and BALF cytokine/chemokine profiles of patients affected influenza pneumonia
among children, adolescents, and young adults.
Diagnoses included laboratory-confirmed pneumococcal pneumonia with laboratory-confirmed influenza (three cases) and without laboratory-confirmed influenza (four cases), influenza pneumonia
(one case), and pneumonia with no identified etiology (eight cases).
Pathologic features of lung biopsy specimen from influenza pneumonia
The most frequent serious flu complications are pulmonary, such as primary influenza pneumonia
, secondary bacterial pneumonia, or chronic pulmonary diseases.
An old report, from 1919, describes TB diagnoses for patients who were not recovered completely from influenza pneumonia
As well as preventing flu, the flu vaccine will protect against influenza pneumonia
, and decreases the chance of getting pneumonia due to pneumococcus and other bacteria (because people are often infected with such bacteria when they have flu).