Epiglottitis is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Epiglottitis

Child: H. influenzae type B (GNCB), H. parainfluenzae (GCNB), S. pneumoniae (GPC), S. aureus (GPC), other streptococci (groups A, B, C).

Adult: S. pyogenes (GPC), S. pneumoniae (GPC), Klebsiella sp. (GNR), H. influenzae (GNCB), Pseudomonas sp. (GNR), HSV, viruses (parainfluenza and influenza).

HIV: Candida (fungi) and Pseudomonas sp. (GNR).

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TY - ELEC T1 - Epiglottitis ID - 619302 A1 - Lu,Chuanyi Mark, AU - McPhee,Stephen J, AU - Nicoll,Diana, BT - Guide to Diagnostic Tests UR - https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/GDT/619302/all/Epiglottitis PB - McGraw-Hill Education ET - 7 DB - Emergency Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -