What are the symptoms of hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP)?

Updated: Jul 30, 2018
  • Author: Burke A Cunha, MD; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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Patients with HAP develop fever and leukocytosis. These findings are a requisite for its presumptive diagnosis. Respiratory tract symptoms include an increase in respiratory rate and shortness of breath.

Go to Mycoplasma Pneumonia, Bacterial Pneumonia, and Viral Pneumonia for more complete information on this topic.


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