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Int. Rev. Allergol. Clin. Immunol. Family Med., 2013, XIX/1: 035-041 Maximize

Int. Rev. Allergol. Clin. Immunol. Family Med., 2013, XIX/1: 035-041

Title: Selected aspects of diagnosis and treatment of bacterial respiratory tract infections in adults

Author: Jahnz-Różyk K.

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05-01-2013

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Selected aspects of diagnosis and treatment of bacterial respiratory tract infections in adults


Jahnz-Różyk K.

Military Institute of Medicine in Warsaw, Department of Immunology and Clinical Allergology, Central Clinical Hospital of the Ministry of National Defense

Int. Rev. Allergol. Clin. Immunol. Family Med., 2013; Vol. 19, No. 1, 35

The most common causes of airway inflammation are Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Moraxella catarrhalis, and Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection. It is important that atypical pathogens such as Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophilla pneumoniae and Legionella pneumophila are responsible for severe infecftions. Bacterial pneumonia among the most dangerous and carries the highest risk of death are nosocomial infection.

Key words: bacterial infections, pneumonia