pneumococcal pneumonia

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pneumonia caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus

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In fact, for adults 65 and older living with COPD, the risk for contracting pneumococcal pneumonia is 7.
3 Yet, many Boomers may not believe theyre at risk for pneumococcal pneumonia because they lead energetic lifestyles, feel good and are still booming.
Mortality from invasive pneumococcal pneumonia in the era of antibiotic resistance, 1995-1997.
Pneumococcal pneumonia can be classified as non-invasive when bacteria cause infection in the lungs but are not detected in the blood concurrently, or invasive when bacteria also enter the bloodstream (bacteremic pneumonia) or another normally sterile site in the body.
22] Observations from the SA study were recently corroborated by an ecological study in the USA, in which RSV and pneumococcal pneumonia were shown to share a distinctive spatiotemporal pattern, with RSV associated with a significant increase in the incidence of pneumococcal pneumonia in children <1 year of age (attributable percent (AP) 20.
Polysaccharide conjugate vaccine against pneumococcal pneumonia in adults.
Test results aid in the diagnosis of both pneumococcal pneumonia and pneumococcal meningitis.
Children under the age of five and adults who are 65 and older must get vaccinated against pneumococcal pneumonia, which is very common form of bacterial pneumonia.
The bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae cause pneumococcal pneumonia, which starts at the nose and throat (nasopharyngeal) and spreads to the lungs.
The surveys contained specific questions about the diagnosis and treatment of pneumococcal pneumonia, pneumococcal meningitis, and non-pneumonia/non-meningitis (NPNM).
The results of the Israeli study were startling: In the 3 years prior to introduction of the vaccines, one in five children under age 2 years admitted to the hospital had as an admitting diagnosis either rotavirus gastroenteritis confirmed by a positive stool ELISA test or pneumococcal pneumonia as evidenced by alveolar pneumonia on chest x-ray.
Pneumococcal Pneumonia is responsible for 60,000 deaths each year.
He added that the results actually +pack a significantly greater wallop than is apparent at first look because rotavirus gastroenteritis and pneumococcal pneumonia in young children are seasonal diseases.
OVER 1 MILLION people in the United States were hospitalized, and more than 50,000 died, as a result of pneumococcal pneumonia in 2009 (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2012).
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