Pneumonia caused by gram-negative bacilli in hospitalized patients presenting malignant disease.

@article{Klastersky1971PneumoniaCB,
  title={Pneumonia caused by gram-negative bacilli in hospitalized patients presenting malignant disease.},
  author={J. A. Klastersky and R. Cappel and Louisette Debusscher and Magda M. Stilmant},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={1971},
  volume={7 4},
  pages={
          329-36
        }
}
Abstract Pneumonias due to Gram-negative bacilli are described in 37 patients with cancer who were admitted to a specialized center for cancer therapy over a 6 -month period. Klebsiella and Pseudomonas aeruginosa accounted for most cases. The pneumonias represented 4·3% of all hospital admissions and accounted for 32% of the deaths occurring in the hospital over the study-period. The disease was much more frequent in men. All the infections, except two, were probably hospital-acquired, but… CONTINUE READING