Value of noninvasive studies in community-acquired pneumonia

Title

Value of noninvasive studies in community-acquired pneumonia

Creator

Plouffe J F; McNally C; File T M

Publisher

Infectious Disease Clinics of North America

Date

1998
1998-09

Description

Noninvasive diagnostic studies, i.e., sputum gram stain, sputum culture, blood culture and antigen detection assays will assist the clinician in the selection of initial antimicrobial therapy in some patients. These tests may be even more valuable in adjusting treatment regimens to prevent the use of broad spectrum antimicrobial agents as routine therapy.

Subject

antimicrobial resistance; colonization; diagnosis; gram stain; Immunology; Infectious Diseases; prediction rule; requiring hospitalization; sputum; Streptococcus pneumoniae; surveillance; united-states

Format

Journal Article

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Rights

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Pages

689-+

Issue

3

Volume

12

Citation

Plouffe J F; McNally C; File T M, “Value of noninvasive studies in community-acquired pneumonia,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed November 27, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/6784.

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