bacterial pneumonia


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bacterial pneumonia

[bak′tir·ē·əl nə′mō·nyə]
(medicine)
Consolidation of the lung caused by inflammatory exudation due to bacterial infection.
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formulations, and a favourable safety profile, lefamulin is the first of a new class of antibiotics ideally positioned for the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP).
Myocardial injury and bacterial pneumonia contribute to the pathogenesis of fatal influenza B virus infection.
Higher proportion with bacterial pneumonia with versus without lung cancer: 8% versus 5%
Older people also get bacterial pneumonia, but very often their condition stems from a complication with another illness.
Recently a similar increase of parapneumonic empyema complicating bacterial pneumonia in 2005 was observed in children treated at the West Virginia University Children's Hospital (WVU-CH) in Morgantown, WV.
Impact of the seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination (PCV7) programme on childhood hospital admissions for bacterial pneumonia and empyema in England: national time-trends study, 1997-2008.
21,22) Most of these bacterial-positive cases (15 of 18; 83%) also had histologic evidence of acute pneumonia, consistent with the high percentage of secondary bacterial pneumonia described in fatal cases from earlier pandemics.
Invasive bacterial pneumonia is normally seen in individuals older than age 65.
But he spent last weekend in hospital with bacterial pneumonia, thought to have developed from a simple cold.
Bacterial pneumonia may be associated with significant V/Q mismatch and hypoxemia because inflammatory exudates collect in the alveolar spaces.
The most common complications of influenza are bronchitis and secondary bacterial pneumonia.
The World Health Organization recommended last year that developing countries add Prevnar to their immunization programs to reduce bacterial pneumonia and meningitis caused by pneumococcus.

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