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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'This new drug provides another option for the treatment of patients with community-acquired bacterial pneumonia, a serious disease,' said Ed Cox, M.D., M.P.H., director of FDA's Office of Antimicrobial Products.
(14) found that in 28 CAP children with bacterial pneumonia, protein C and antithrombin III were low while DD was significantly high.
[USA], Nov 12 ( ANI ): A recent study has found bacterial pneumonia to be far more dangerous to the heart than viral pneumonia.
(14) In the 21,666-veteran analysis described in the preceding section, 1 or more episodes of bacterial pneumonia nearly doubled the risk of incident lung cancer in a 12-month time-lagged analysis (Table 1).
Unfortunately, viral influenza, combined viral and bacterial pneumonia, and secondary bacterial infection following influenza are not always easy to distinguish, particularly early in the course of illness.
Using logistic regression, we modeled whether a hospitalization for bacterial pneumonia had a diagnosis of LD on the basis of patient age, patient sex, payer, patient race, admission month, admission year, hospital latitude, total monthly rainfall, mean relative humidity, mean temperature, and an interaction between temperature and relative humidity.
He added antibiotics are called for if a secondary bacterial skin infection arises or if the person with chickenpox develops bacterial pneumonia.
Dental conditions, bacterial pneumonia and asthma showed the highest hospitalization rates.
The two most common types of pneumonia are bacterial pneumonia and viral pneumonia: Bacterial Pneumonia The most common bacterium responsible for bacterial pneumonia is Streptococcus pneumoniae (also called pneumococcus).
It is important to obtain qualified sputum specimen for accurate etiology diagnosis of bacterial pneumonia. In our study, all specimens were lower respiratory secretion samples, which means all the samples were detected by Gram stain before quantitative loop-mediated isothermal amplification (qLAMP) assay and only adequate samples (sputum containing >25 leukocytes per low power field) were enrolled.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Bacterial Pneumonia - Pipeline Review, H1 2016', provides an overview of the Bacterial Pneumonia pipeline landscape.

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