Risk factors of A/H1N1 etiology in pneumonia and its impact on mortality.

@article{Reyes2011RiskFO,
  title={Risk factors of A/H1N1 etiology in pneumonia and its impact on mortality.},
  author={S. Reyes and Beatriz Montull and Raquel Rodado Martinez and J. M. Mass{\'o} C{\'o}rdoba and Jos{\'e} Ma Molina and Ver{\'o}nica Mart{\'i} and Antonio Mart{\'i}nez and Paula Mugno Ramirez and Rosario Men{\'e}ndez},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2011},
  volume={105 9},
  pages={1404-11}
}
OBJECTIVE Pandemic flu has changed the epidemiology of pneumonia, thus challenging the prediction of etiology and outcome. We analyze the risk factors to predict influenza A/H1N1 infection in patients with pneumonia, and the impact of this etiology on mortality during a pandemic period. Differences between pneumonia with or without A/H1N1 coinfection are described. METHODS Retrospective observational study in 364 consecutive patients hospitalized with pneumonia during the A/H1N1 pandemic flu… CONTINUE READING
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