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- Commonly seen organisms listed below:
- Streptococcus pneumoniae
- Haemophilus influenzae
- Moraxella catarrhalis
- Chlamydophila pneumoniae
- Legionella species
- Mycoplasma pneumoniae
- Viruses: influenza A, RSV, parainfluenza, adenovirus, human metapneumovirus, rhinovirus
- A CDC report of extensive microbiologic testing of 2,300 adults hospitalized for CAP showed the most common pathogens were rhinovirus (9%), influenza (6%) and S. pneumonia (5%), no pathogen detected in 62%.
- Occasional pathogens that may need to be considered in the setting of suspected community-acquired pneumonia, e.g., if immunocompromised or other special situations:
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Last updated: December 9, 2019
Auwaerter, Paul G, and John G Bartlett. "Pneumonia, Community-Acquired." Johns Hopkins ABX Guide, The Johns Hopkins University, 2019. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/3.4/Pneumonia_Community_Acquired.
Auwaerter PG, Bartlett JG. Pneumonia, Community-Acquired. Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/3.4/Pneumonia_Community_Acquired. Accessed December 15, 2019.
Auwaerter, P. G., & Bartlett, J. G. (2019). Pneumonia, Community-Acquired. In Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/3.4/Pneumonia_Community_Acquired
Auwaerter PG, Bartlett JG. Pneumonia, Community-Acquired [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins ABX Guide. The Johns Hopkins University; 2019. [cited 2019 December 15]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540442/3.4/Pneumonia_Community_Acquired.
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