Causative pathogens responsible for community-acquired pneumonia

In this article, we will discuss about the various Causative pathogens responsible for community-acquired pneumonia. So, let’s get started.

Causative pathogens

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Hemophilus influenzae

Influenzae, parainfluenzae viruses

Legionella species of bacteria

Staphylococcus aureus

Coxiella burnetti

Chlamydia pneumoniae

Oral anaerobes and fungal

Streptococcus pneumoniae, Staphylococcus aureus, Legionella spp, Gram negative baccilli, and Hemophilus influenzae are responsible for hospital-acquired pneumonia (ICU).

Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia, Hemophilus influenzae, Logionella spp, and respiratory viruses such as influenzae, parainfluenzae virus etc are responsible for hospital-acquired pneumonia (Non-ICU).

Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia pneumoniae, Hemophilus influenzae, Respiratory viruses are responsible for OPD cases.

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