Which pathogens are less-causes of nosocomial pneumonia?

Updated: Sep 30, 2020
  • Author: Burke A Cunha, MD; Chief Editor: John L Brusch, MD, FACP  more...
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The following are less-common pathogens implicated in nosocomial pneumonia clusters/outbreaks:

Nosocomial Legionella pneumonia occurs often in outbreaks or clusters.

Influenza A, RSV, hMPV, or HPIV-3 may cause hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP) from person-to-person spread.

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