Etiology and factors contributing to the severity and mortality of community-acquired pneumonia.

@article{Ishiguro2013EtiologyAF,
  title={Etiology and factors contributing to the severity and mortality of community-acquired pneumonia.},
  author={Takashi Ishiguro and Noboru Takayanagi and Shozaburo Yamaguchi and Hideaki Yamakawa and Keitaro Nakamoto and Yotaro Takaku and Yosuke Miyahara and Naho Kagiyama and Kazuyoshi Kurashima and Tsutomu Yanagisawa and Yutaka Sugita},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={317-24}
}
OBJECTIVE Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) remains a major cause of death. No studies have reported the use of rapid influenza diagnostic tests (RIDT) for the etiological diagnosis, and the factors contributing to severity and mortality have not yet been fully investigated. The aim of this study was to review the etiologies of CAP using RIDT and to identify risk factors related to the severity and mortality of the disease. METHODS This retrospective study assessed these factors in… CONTINUE READING
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