Which pathogens are responsible for acute nosocomial bacterial rhinosinusitis (sinus infection)?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Itzhak Brook, MD, MSc; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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P aeruginosa and other gram-negative rods have been recovered in acute sinusitis of nosocomial origin (especially in patients who have nasal tubes or catheters), immunocompromised persons, patients with HIV infection, and those with cystic fibrosis.


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