Which inflammatory conditions increase the risk for pneumococcal infection?

Updated: Jun 08, 2020
  • Author: Eduardo Sanchez, MD; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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Defects in clearance from sinopulmonary tissue or inflammatory conditions

  • Asthma

  • COPD

  • Cigarette smoking

  • Influenza and other respiratory viral infections

  • Ciliary dyskinesia syndromes

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