Microscopic observation:Prid:Pt:Sputum:Nom:Gram stain
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BackgroundThe usefulness of sputum Gram stain in patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is controversial. There has… Expand THE ADVENT OF ANTIBIOTICS LED TO DRAMATIC REductions in mortality and medical complications from bacterial respiratory tract… Expand OBJECTIVES
Streptococcus pneumoniae is the leading cause of bacterial pneumonia and associated bacteremia during HIV infection… Expand To date, the technique of washed sputum examinations has not been widely used in the clinical management of lower respiratory… Expand To evaluate the usefulness of sputum gram staining in community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), we reviewed 144 cases requiring… Expand