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Community acquired Pseudomonas pneumonia in an immune competent host.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22669213     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an uncommon cause of community-acquired pneumonia in immune-competent hosts. It is commonly seen in patients with structural lung abnormality such as cystic fibrosis or in immune compromised hosts. Here, the authors report a case of community-acquired Pseudomonas pneumonia in a 26-year old healthy man who presented with 8-week history of malaise and cough.
Authors:
Mehrnaz Asadi Gharabaghi; Seyed Mojtaba Mir Abdollahi; Enayat Safavi; Seyed Hamid Abtahi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-05-26
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-06-06     Completed Date:  2013-02-12     Revised Date:  2014-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anti-Bacterial Agents / therapeutic use
Biopsy
Community-Acquired Infections / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  microbiology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Male
Ofloxacin / therapeutic use
Pneumonia / diagnosis*,  drug therapy,  microbiology*
Pseudomonas Infections / diagnosis*,  drug therapy
Pseudomonas aeruginosa / isolation & purification*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Bacterial Agents; A4P49JAZ9H/Ofloxacin
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