pneumococcal pneumonia


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Noun1.pneumococcal pneumonia - pneumonia caused by bacteria of the genus pneumococcus
pneumonia - respiratory disease characterized by inflammation of the lung parenchyma (excluding the bronchi) with congestion caused by viruses or bacteria or irritants
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by Courtesy of StatePoint Pneumococcal pneumonia is not a cold or the flu; you can get it any time of the year.
Available in selected stores, the Pneumonia Vaccination Service helps protect against some of the most common strains of the bacteria that cause pneumococcal pneumonia.
1 Thats why LaBelle has joined Pfizer Inc to help launch All About Your Boom, a public awareness campaign to empower adults 65 and older to get a new attitude about the risks of pneumococcal pneumonia and the importance of staying up-to-date on the CDC-recommended vaccinations.
These data illustrate that patients with diabetes are not fully aware of their risk of other serious illnesses, and that there is a critical communication gap between patients and their health care providers about the risk for serious illness, including pneumococcal pneumonia or pneumococcal disease, flu and hepatitis B for adults with diabetes," says Dr Robert Ratner, past chief scientific and medical officer of the ADA.
Interestingly, serotype 3 has been found to be independently associated with septic shock as well as with high mortality rates in terms of bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia (9).
4) Every year about 900,000 people in the United States get pneumococcal pneumonia (one form of invasive pneumococcal disease), and 5% to 7% die from it.
alone, pneumococcal pneumonia, bloodstream infections and meningitis kill tens of thousands of people each year, including 18,000 adults aged 65 years and above.
Following the FDA's decision, Prevnar 13 is approved for adults 18 years of age and older for the prevention of pneumococcal pneumonia and invasive disease caused by 13 Streptococcus pneumoniae strains in the vaccine as well as in children six weeks through 17 years of age for the prevention of invasive disease caused by 13 Streptococcus pneumoniae strains in the vaccine, according to the company.
Accuracy of ICD-9-CM codes in detecting community-acquired pneumococcal pneumonia for incidence and vaccine efficacy studies.
The role of bacterial co-infections in children with a respiratory virus-associated pneumonia is frequently underemphasised owing to limited tools for diagnosing bacterial pneumonia, with blood culture sensitivity ranging from 3% to 18% for detecting pneumococcal pneumonia.
She said that as many as 2,184 patients hospitalized with pneumococcal pneumonia in 11 Asian countries in 2008-2009 found that high-level penicillin resistance was rare, that resistance to erythromycin was highly prevalent (72.

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