Ambulatory patients with community-acquired pneumonia: the frequency of atypical agents and clinical course.

@article{Marrie1996AmbulatoryPW,
  title={Ambulatory patients with community-acquired pneumonia: the frequency of atypical agents and clinical course.},
  author={Tom Marrie and Rosanna W Peeling and Michael J. Fine and Daniel E. Singer and Christopher M. Coley and Wishwa Kapoor},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={101 5},
  pages={508-15}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the etiology of community-acquired pneumonia in patients treated in an ambulatory setting, using serological methods, and to compare presenting symptoms, radiographic manifestations, and clinical outcomes of patients with pneumonia of "atypical" and undetermined etiology. PATIENTS AND METHODS This prospective cohort study was conducted in emergency room and outpatient facilities of Victoria General Hospital, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and in offices of participating family… CONTINUE READING
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