Hospital-acquired pneumonia

Hospital-acquired pneumonia is a topic covered in the Guide to Diagnostic Tests.

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Organism

Hospital-acquired pneumonia

P. aeruginosa (GNR), Klebsiella (GNR), S. aureus (GPC), Acinetobacter (GNR), Enterobacteriaceae (GNR), S. pneumoniae (GPDC), H. influenzae (GNCB), influenza virus, RSV, parainfluenza virus, adenovirus, oral anaerobes, S. maltophilia (GNR), B. cepacia (GNR).

Mendelson syndrome (see Comments): No organisms initially, then pseudomonas, Enterobacteriaceae, S. aureus, S. pneumoniae.

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