Aetiology and risk factors of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized patients in Norway.

@article{Rysted2016AetiologyAR,
  title={Aetiology and risk factors of community-acquired pneumonia in hospitalized patients in Norway.},
  author={Wenche R{\o}ysted and {\O}ystein Simonsen and Andrew J. Jenkins and Marjut Sarjomaa and Martin Veel Svendsen and Eivind Ragnhildstveit and Yngvar Tveten and Anita Kanestr{\o}m and Halfrid Waage and Jetmund Ringstad},
  journal={The clinical respiratory journal},
  year={2016},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={
          756-764
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS In Norway, data on the aetiology of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in hospitalized patients are limited. The aims of this study were to investigate the bacterial aetiology of CAP in hospitalized patients in Norway, risk factors for CAP and possible differences in risk factors between patients with Legionnaire's disease and pneumonia because of other causes. METHODS Adult patients with radiologically confirmed CAP admitted to hospital were eligible for the study… CONTINUE READING

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