Bacteriological aetiology and antimicrobial treatment of pleural empyema.

  title={Bacteriological aetiology and antimicrobial treatment of pleural empyema.},
  author={Christian Niels Meyer and Signe Rosenlund and Jannie Jessen Nielsen and Alice Friis-M\oller},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of infectious diseases},
  volume={43 3},
BACKGROUND Our aims were to describe the aetiologies of culture-positive pleural infections and to evaluate the choice of empiric antimicrobial treatment regimens according to antimicrobial sensitivity, and to evaluate the possible influence of this on outcome. METHODS All cases over a 9-y period were identified from 3 hospitals using the laboratory… CONTINUE READING