Community-Acquired Pneumonia Visualized on CT Scans but Not Chest Radiographs: Pathogens, Severity, and Clinical Outcomes.

@article{Upchurch2017CommunityAcquiredPV,
  title={Community-Acquired Pneumonia Visualized on CT Scans but Not Chest Radiographs: Pathogens, Severity, and Clinical Outcomes.},
  author={Cameron P. Upchurch and Carlos G. Grijalva and Richard G Wunderink and Derek J. Williams and Grant W. Waterer and Eric J. Anderson and Yuwei Zhu and Eric M. Hart and Frank Carroll and Anna M. Bramley and Saransh Jain and Kathryn M Edwards and Wesley H. Self},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2017},
  volume={153 3},
  pages={
          601-610
        }
}
BACKGROUND The clinical significance of pneumonia visualized on CT scan in the setting of a normal chest radiograph is uncertain. METHODS In a multicenter prospective surveillance study of adults hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), we compared the presenting clinical features, pathogens present, and outcomes of patients with pneumonia visualized on a CT scan but not on a concurrent chest radiograph (CT-only pneumonia) and those with pneumonia visualized on a chest radiograph… CONTINUE READING
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