[A multicentre study on the pathogenic agents in 665 adult patients with community-acquired pneumonia in cities of China].

@article{Liu2006AMS,
  title={[A multicentre study on the pathogenic agents in 665 adult patients with community-acquired pneumonia in cities of China].},
  author={You-ning Liu and Min-jun Chen and Tie-mei Zhao and Hui Wang and Rui Wang and Qing-Feng Liu and Bai-qiang Cai and Bin Cao and Tie-ying Sun and Yun-jian Hu and Qing-yu Xiu and Xin Zhou and Xing Yu Ding and Lan Yang and Jian-sheng Zhuo and Ying-chun Tang and Kou-xing Zhang and Dong-fang Liang and Xiao-ju L{\"u} and Sheng-qi Li and Yong Liu and Yunsong Yu and Ze-qing Wei and Ke-jing Ying and Feng Zhao and Ping Chen and Xiao-na Hou},
  journal={Zhonghua jie he he hu xi za zhi = Zhonghua jiehe he huxi zazhi = Chinese journal of tuberculosis and respiratory diseases},
  year={2006},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          3-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pathogenic causes of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in adult patients in China, the relation of previous antibiotic use and the Pneumonia Patient Outcome Research Team (PORT) classification to microbial etiology, and the prevalence of drug resistance of common CAP bacteria. METHODS A prospective study was performed on 665 consecutive adult patients with CAP at 12 centers in 7 Chinese cities during one year. The etiology of pneumonia was considered if one of… CONTINUE READING
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