Management of community-acquired pediatric pneumonia in an era of increasing antibiotic resistance and conjugate vaccines.

@article{Bradley2002ManagementOC,
  title={Management of community-acquired pediatric pneumonia in an era of increasing antibiotic resistance and conjugate vaccines.},
  author={J. Stuart Bradley},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={592-8; discussion 613-4}
}
The antibiotic management of infants and children with pneumonia is based on the clinician's assessment of the most likely infecting pathogens, the susceptibilities of the infecting pathogens and the seriousness of the illness. The bacterial etiology of pneumonia changed significantly following the universal use of protein-conjugated vaccines for Haemophilus influenzae type b. Similar significant changes are likely to occur with universal use of protein-conjugated vaccines for Streptococcus… CONTINUE READING
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