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.
His treatment initially included ceftriaxone and clarithromycin but because of the severity of his situation a staphylococcal pneumonia was suspected and the antibiotic regimen was empirically modified to linezolid and moxifloxacin.
He had 9 sites of bone and joint sepsis, including bilateral septic hips and a staphylococcal pneumonia.
When Elizabeth Taylor contracted staphylococcal pneumonia on the movie set of Cleopatra, methicillin saved her.
23 Staphylococcal Pneumonia (Ethan Rubinstein and Marin H.
Preceding staphylococcal skin disease in persons with staphylococcal pneumonia was described by Goslings et al.
The three-year-old, from Bethesda, died in hospital of staphylococcal pneumonia, a particularly aggressive form of MRSA, a month after the fall.
He then contracted a particularly aggressive form of MRSA, staphylococcal pneumonia, which killed him more than a month later.
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.

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