staphylococcal pneumonia


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staph·y·lo·coc·cal pneu·mo·ni·a

pneumonia, usually caused by Staphylococcus aureus, usually commencing as a bronchopneumonia, and frequently leading to suppuration and destruction of lung tissue.

staphylococcal pneumonia

Etymology: Gk, staphyle + kokkos + pneumon, lung
pneumonia caused by a staphylococcus infection.

staph·y·lo·coc·cal pneu·mo·ni·a

(stafi-lō-kokăl nū-mōnē-ă)
Pneumonia, usually caused by Staphylococcus aureus, usually commencing as a bronchopneumonia.
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Incidence of staphylococcal pneumonia did not vary significantly by geographic location (p = 0.
He had 9 sites of bone and joint sepsis, including bilateral septic hips and a staphylococcal pneumonia.
Her acute illness was likely precipitated as an acute chest syndrome and vaso-occlusive crisis; she may have had staphylococcal pneumonia, although it is uncommon among adults.
Staphylococcal pneumonia in influenza in relation to antecedent staphylococcal skin infection.
He then contracted a particularly aggressive form of MRSA, staphylococcal pneumonia, which killed him more than a month later.
Staphylococcal pneumonia has been associated with viral lower respiratory infections, although either may occur without the other.
Hospital admission rates for staphyloccocal septicemia, staphylococcal pneumonia, staphylococcal scalded-skin syndrome, and impetigo increased >5-fold.
Kian, from Bethesda, Gwynedd, contracted staphylococcal pneumonia.
The clinical reason for Vincent's death was given as Acute Staphylococcal Pneumonia, and Coroner Christopher Johnson ruled that this was a natural cause of death.
2) measured a 6-fold increase in hospitalizations for staphylococcal pneumonia and an [approximately equal to]4-fold increase in hospitalizations for abscesses or cellulitis for patients [greater than or equal to]65 years of age from 1989-90 through 2003-04, (2).
MRSA in staphylococcal septicaemia increased from 3% to 28%, staphylococcal pneumonia from 13% to 44% and unspecified bacterial infection staphylococcus from 19% to 83%.
The clinical reason for Vincent's death was given as acute staphylococcal pneumonia, and the coroner ruled that this was a natural cause of death.

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