Microbiological Profile and Drug Sensitivity Pattern among Community Acquired Pneumonia Patients in Tertiary Care Centre in Mangalore, Coastal Karnataka, India.

@article{Acharya2014MicrobiologicalPA,
  title={Microbiological Profile and Drug Sensitivity Pattern among Community Acquired Pneumonia Patients in Tertiary Care Centre in Mangalore, Coastal Karnataka, India.},
  author={Vishak Acharya and Mahesha Padyana and B Unnikrishnan and R Anand and Preethm R Acharya and Divya Jyoti Juneja},
  journal={Journal of clinical and diagnostic research : JCDR},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 6},
  pages={MC04-6}
}
BACKGROUND Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) is the most common respiratory tract infection in day to day practice. The knowledge of organism commonly causative of CAP helps in early empirical treatment initiation. AIM To study the microbiological profile of patients with community acquired pneumonia and to study drug sensitivity pattern. METHODS Hospital based cross sectional study among 100 patients with CAP was conducted in a tertiary care hospital of Southern India. Sputum culture… CONTINUE READING