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. 2016 Apr;141(7):486-9.
doi: 10.1055/s-0042-102330. Epub 2016 Mar 31.

[Community-acquired Pneumonia]

[Article in German]

[Community-acquired Pneumonia]

[Article in German]
Joachim Lorenz et al. Dtsch Med Wochenschr. .


Community acquired pneumonia (CAP) is an infection with a limited spectrum of pathogens. Pneumonias acquired in a hospital or under immunoincompetence are being treated according to different algorithms. The concept of health care associated pneumonia (HCAP) is discarted. It is not capable to predict a high probability of multiresistant pathogens.

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