Laurel Ranger

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Pneumonia and Influenza May Trigger Acute MI, Stroke

Pneumonia and Influenza May Trigger Acute MI, Stroke

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Researchers found increased myocardial infarction rates during the week after Streptococcus pneumoniae and influenza infections.

Comparing Diagnostic Imaging for Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Comparing Diagnostic Imaging for Community-Acquired Pneumonia

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Adults with community-acquired pneumonia that is visualized on CT scan but not on concurrent chest radiograph have similar pathogens, disease severity, and outcomes as patients who had pneumonia confirmed via chest radiograph.

Effectiveness of Daily vs Thrice-Weekly Tuberculosis Regimens in HIV Patients

Effectiveness of Daily vs Thrice-Weekly Tuberculosis Regimens in HIV Patients

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HIV-positive patients with pulmonary tuberculosis benefited from daily antituberculosis therapy in terms of effectiveness and rifampicin resistance.

Predictive Model Identifies Risk Factors for Bacteremia in Pneumococcal Pneumonia

Predictive Model Identifies Risk Factors for Bacteremia in Pneumococcal Pneumonia

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Researchers retrospectively analyzed data from patients hospitalized with pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia to determine risk factors for pneumococcal bacteremia.

Azithromycin Timing Not Associated With Childhood Mycoplasma Pneumonia Outcomes

Azithromycin Timing Not Associated With Childhood Mycoplasma Pneumonia Outcomes

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Researchers assessed the timing of azithromycin administration for pediatric community-acquired pneumonia to determine its effectiveness in the setting of macrolide resistance.

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