What is the microbial etiology of mortality in bacterial pneumonia?

Updated: Sep 30, 2020
  • Author: Justina Gamache, MD; Chief Editor: Guy W Soo Hoo, MD, MPH  more...
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In a study looking at microbial etiologies of CAP, S pneumoniae was present in the highest total number of deaths. However, gram-negative enteric bacilli, Pseudomonas, Staphylococcus aureus, and mixed etiologies had the highest mortality rates in those effected. [33]


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