Bacterial Lower Respiratory Pathogens

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Bacterial Lower Respiratory Pathogens
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2010-10-23 14:00:18
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DPAP2012 Microbiology Bacterial Lower Respiratory Pathogens
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Microbiology Bacterial Lower Respiratory Pathogens
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  1. Bronchitis
    • Chlamydia pneumoniae
    • Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    • Bordetella pertussis (whooping cough)
  2. Pneumonia
    • Typical: streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Atypical: Chlamydia pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Legionella
  3. ABECB (acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis) smokers, COPD
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Haemophilus influenzae
    • Moraxella catarrhalis
  4. General considerations for pneumonia
    • TB
    • Dimorphic fungi
    • Treat empirically
    • Immunosuppression increases spectrum
    • Draw blood cultures
  5. Neonatal pneumonias
    • Group A, B, or G streptococci
    • Staphylococcus aureus
    • Chlamydia trachomatis
    • E. coli
  6. Pneumonia infants/children (up to 5)
    • Usually viral
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Haemophilus influenzae
    • Staphylococcus aureus (rare)
  7. Pneumonia adolescents/adults
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Mycoplasma pneumoniae
    • Chlamydia pneumoniae
    • Haemophilus influenzae
    • Legionella
  8. Hospital acquired pneumonias
    • Enterobacter
    • Klebsiella
    • Acinetobacter
    • Pseudomonas
    • Legionella
    • Staphylococcus aureus (rare)
  9. Pneumonia of Immunocompromised patients
    • Consider fungi
    • Candida
    • Aspergillus
  10. PCP (Pneumocystis jiroveci) pneumonia
    • HIV positive patients with low CD4 counts
    • Infection by inhalation
    • Most common AIDS infection
    • Bronchoscopy

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