Bacterial and viral etiology in hospitalized community acquired pneumonia with molecular methods and clinical evaluation


Serin D. C. , Pullukcu H. , Cicek C., Sipahi O. R. , Tasbakan S., ATALAY S.

JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, cilt.8, ss.510-518, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 8 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3855/jidc.3560
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF INFECTION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.510-518

Özet

Introduction: Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method has improved the diagnosis rates for patients with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). We aimed to evaluate the bacterial and viral etiology of hospitalized CAP cases and compare clinical and laboratory findings of patients with pure bacterial and bacterial and viral (mixed) infections.