Primary gram negative pneumonia in adults in Papua New Guinea.

  title={Primary gram negative pneumonia in adults in Papua New Guinea.},
  author={Linda Lee and Sirus Naraqi},
  journal={Papua and New Guinea medical journal},
  volume={23 4},
A retrospective review of gram-negative bacteraemia in Papua New Guinean adults revealed four cases of primary gram negative pneumonia over a two-year period. Patients with primary gram negative pneumonia constituted less than 1% of all pneumonias admitted to the medical ward. Pseudomonas pseudomallei, Haemophilus influenzae and Klebsiella pneumoniae were the aetiologic agents. Three of four patients died following a fulminant course. It is concluded that primary gram-negative pneumonia in… CONTINUE READING

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