A Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine research team has published findings that show patients who recover from invasiv...
Three Decades of Follow-up of Adults After Recovery From Invasive Pneumococcal Pneumonia.
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The American journal of the medical sciences, ISSN: 1538-2990, Vol: 353, Issue: 5, Page: 445-451
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Streptococcus pneumoniae infection is the most common cause of community-acquired pneumonia in adults. Invasive pneumococcal disease (IPD) carries a high case fatality rate. We investigated the lifespan of adults who recovered from IPD during a 32-year follow-up.