Viruses, Not Bacteria, Most Common Pathogen in Adult Pneumonia
Viruses, not bacteria, are the most commonly detected respiratory pathogens in adults hospitalized with pneumonia in the United States, according to the results of a multicenter study. However, despite current diagnostic tests, neither viruses nor ...
Pharmacy Practice News - Fri, 31 Jul 2015 21:07



Viruses, Not Bacteria, Reponsible for Many Pneumonia Cases: Study – WebMD
Influenza was the cause of pneumonia in twice as many patients 80 and older than any other type of virus except HRV, the study revealed. This finding highlights the need for increased flu vaccine use and effectiveness in this age group, the researchers ...
WebMD - Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:41

Risk for hospitalization from community-acquired pneumonia significantly ...
Healio - Thu, 16 Jul 2015 06:10

New CDC Study Highlights Burden of Pneumonia Hospitalizations Among US Adults
eNews Park Forest - Thu, 16 Jul 2015 08:45

CDC Study Highlights Pneumonia Hospitalization Problems
Occupational Health and Safety - Thu, 16 Jul 2015 03:30

Liver plays role in pneumonia, sepsis susceptibility
In order to model the common clinical scenario of sepsis followed by pneumonia, models were systemically treated with a bacterial product (eliciting a sepsis-like response) followed hours later by a live bacterial challenge in the lungs. One group had ...
EurekAlert (press release) - Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:45



Viruses, Not Bacteria, Reponsible for Many Pneumonia Cases: Study
WEDNESDAY, July 15, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Viruses cause more pneumonia-related hospitalizations among American adults than bacteria, although the cause of the lung infection is undetected in most cases, a new federal study says. The findings ...
U.S. News & World Report - Wed, 15 Jul 2015 08:56

CDC: Viruses Linked to More Pneumonia Cases Than Bacteria
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration) - Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:15



Fewer children hospitalised with pneumonia complications after vaccine switch
The number of children admitted to English hospitals with serious complications of bacterial pneumonia fell after a new vaccine was introduced. Admissions for empyema, a rare but serious complication of bacterial pneumonia that hinders breathing, fell ...
Imperial College London (press release) - Thu, 16 Jul 2015 05:45



Pneumonia is a growing cause of hospitalization in U.S.
In the recent study, 2,488 adults of an average age of 57, of which 2,320 had radiographically confirmed pneumonia, were analysed. Viral pneumonia was found in 27 percent of the subjects and bacterial pneumonia in 14 percent. With the others, the ...
Digital Journal - Mon, 20 Jul 2015 12:23



Bronx Residents Anxious After 4th Death From Legionnaires' Disease
The number of cases increased to 65, from 57 on Friday, including 55 who had been hospitalized. Five cooling towers in the South Bronx have been found to be contaminated with legionella bacteria, which can sicken people when water droplets are released ...
New York Times - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:36

4th Death in "Unusual" Legionnaires' Outbreak in NYC: Health Officials
NBC New York - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:17

Legionnaires' disease in New York: 4 dead, dozens sickened
KTRK-TV - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:41

Legionnaires' disease outbreak in New York City
wwlp.com - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:41

Fourth person dies from Legionnaires' disease in New York
Los Angeles Times - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 21:53

NYC deputy health commissioner says more cases of Legionnaires' disease likely ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune - Sat, 01 Aug 2015 13:05



Using the diagnostic lab in summer pneumonia cases part 1: Reasons and tissue ...
In particular, the tools we're talking about are diagnostic techniques to identify bacteria and viruses that may be contributing to a summer pneumonia outbreak. Veterinarians have close connections with veterinary diagnostic labs, such as the SDSU ...
CattleNetwork.com - Mon, 27 Jul 2015 18:18


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