Bacterial Infections

  • Author: Harjot K. Singh, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/31/21 (What's New)


  • An etiologic agent is usually not identified in patients with CAP in the United States
  • New diagnostic tests using molecular methodology may change management in the future[Bartlett 2011]

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