What are the treatment options for immunocompromised patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP)?

Updated: Oct 31, 2019
  • Author: Stephanie L Baer, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Immunocompromised hosts who present with CAP are treated in a manner similar to that of otherwise healthy hosts but may require a longer duration of therapy. Additional investigations into pathogens associated with compromised hosts may also need to be pursued.


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