Treatment of community-acquired lower respiratory tract infections in adults.

  • Ake Ortqvist
  • Published 2002 in The European respiratory journal. Supplement


Community-acquired lower respiratory tract infection (LRTI) is a common cause of acute illness in adults. The spectrum of disease ranges from a mild mucosal colonisation or infection, acute bronchitis or acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis/chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (AE-CB/COPD), to an overwhelming parenchymal infection with the patient… (More)


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