Gepost in: Infecties

Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Community-acquired pneumonia is a commonly diagnosed illness in which no causative organism is identified in half the cases. Application of molecular diagnostic techniques has the potential to lead to more targeted therapy in the face of increasing antibiotic resistance.




Daniel M. Musher, M.D., and Anna R. Thorner, M.D.


N Engl J Med 2014; 371:1619-1628 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMra1312885