• Although a rare form of nonresolving pulmonary infiltrate, exogenous lipoid pneumonia is a great mimicker. (jaoa.org)
  • In these cases, many clinicians begin empiric therapy with amoxicillin, but its spectrum of activity is lacking, because children in this group who do not have nonviral pneumonia usually have an infection caused by S pneumoniae and Mycoplasma species. (medscape.com)
  • Additionally, microbiologic efficacy will be assessed in all pneumonia patients infected with S pneumoniae SP) and in those infected with penicillin-sensitive (PSSP) and penicillin-intermediate (PISP) S pneumoniae. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • To assess clinical efficacy and safety in pneumonia patients infected with S pneumoniae. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • B ) Pulmonary bacterial burden and incidence of bacteremia were measured in saline/ S. pneumoniae - and PR8 / S. pneumoniae -infected animals on days 1 and 2 after secondary bacterial challenge (2,000 CFU). (jci.org)
  • Daniel Weinberger, from Yale University School of Public Health, and colleagues, analyzed US hospitalization data to investigate a possible association between RSV activity and pneumonia in children under two, and found that infection with RSV may increase the risk of pneumonia caused by S. pneumoniae, especially in infants. (eurekalert.org)
  • Pneumonia can be very serious, because it directly interferes with the body's ability to exchange carbon dioxide and oxygen. (emedicinehealth.com)
  • TUESDAY, June 4, 2019 (HealthDay News) - Zerbaxa (ceftolozane and tazobactam) has been approved for a new indication to treat hospital-acquired bacterial pneumonia and ventilator-associated bacterial pneumonia (HABP/VABP) in patients aged 18 years and older, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced yesterday. (physiciansweekly.com)
  • At the time of the pandemic, nearly all experts agreed that deaths were almost never caused by the then-unidentified flu virus itself, "but resulted directly from severe secondary pneumonia caused by well-known bacterial 'pneumopathogens' that colonized the upper respiratory tract," the report states. (umn.edu)
  • In the United Kingdom, amoxicillin is used as first-line therapy in the vast majority of patients acquiring pneumonia in the community, sometimes with added clarithromycin. (wikipedia.org)
  • In children who have features suggesting a bacterial etiology (eg, an infiltrate on chest radiograph and/or positive findings at sputum Gram stain), the administration of antibiotics may be good clinical practice. (medscape.com)
  • Anyone can get pneumonia, but you have a higher risk for it if you're over the age of sixty-five or have a weak immune system. (baycare.org)
  • Your risk of getting bacterial pneumonia is increased if you're over the age of sixty-five or have a weak immune system. (baycare.org)
  • In children younger than five years of age, initial treatment of pneumonia includes IV ampicillin or nafcillin plus gentamicin or cefotaxime (for neonates). (medscape.com)
  • For this study, which has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal, researchers at the Intermountain Heart institute in Utah examined data collected from 2014 to 2017 involving 4,800 people hospitalized with pneumonia . (healthcentral.com)