Viral-bacterial Coinfection – a Case Report

Abstract

Viral bacterial coinfections are encountered in about one third of community aquired pneumonia cases in children. There is however very difficult to differentiate pneumonias ́ etiology using clinical, laboratory and radiological examination. We present a case of viral-bacterial coinfections and the challegences that this case imposed in both diagnostic and treatment decision. We shall also review the literature that addresses this issue.

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@inproceedings{FalupPecurariu2014ViralbacterialC, title={Viral-bacterial Coinfection – a Case Report}, author={Oana G. Falup-Pecurariu and Anca Mihaela Predescu and Raluca-Ileana Lixandru and Elena Cojocaru}, year={2014} }