First report on prevalence and risk factors of severe atypical pneumonia in Vietnamese children aged 1–15 years

@inproceedings{Huong2014FirstRO,
  title={First report on prevalence and risk factors of severe atypical pneumonia in Vietnamese children aged 1–15 years},
  author={Phan Le Thanh Huong and Pham Thu Hien and Nguyen Thi Phong Lan and Tran Quang Binh and Dao Minh Tuan and Dang Anh},
  booktitle={BMC public health},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Atypical pathogens such as Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydophila pneumoniae, and Legionella pneumophila are increasingly recognized as important causes of community acquired pneumonia (CAP) worldwide. Such etiological data for Vietnam is scarce and clinical doctors lack accurate information on which to base their diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia. This study identifies the prevalence and risk factors of severe community acquired pneumonia due to these atypical pathogens (severe… CONTINUE READING
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