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Pneumonia in the normal host 

Pneumonia in the normal host
Pneumonia in the normal host

John G. Bartlett

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date: 23 October 2021

Pneumonia is an acute or chronic infection involving the pulmonary parenchyma and is the most important infectious disease in terms of morbidity and mortality, which is 14% for patients who are hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia.

Aetiology—most cases are caused by microbial pathogens, the commonest being ...

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