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Pneumonia Spotlight

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs that is usually caused by bacteria or viruses. Globally, pneumonia causes more deaths than any other infectious disease.

Articles

Spread of Canine Influenza A(H3N2) Virus, United States
I.E.H. Voorhees, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 12)

Call to Action on World Pneumonia Day
R. Hajjeh, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 11)

Street Cleaning Trucks as Potential Sources of Legionella pneumophila
N. Valero, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 11)

Legionella pneumophila Serogroup 1 in the Water of a Tertiary Healthcare Center, India
C. Rama, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 11)

Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Caused by Endemic Strain of Legionella pneumophila, New York, New York, USA, 2015
P. Lapierre, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 11)

Phylogenetic Analysis of Klebsiella pneumoniae from Hospitalized Children, Pakistan
H. Ejaz, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 11)

Evidence-Based Options for Controlling Respiratory Virus Transmission
B.J. Cowling, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 11)

Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae Infection, Japan, 2008–2015
T. Tanaka, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 10)

Enterovirus D68–Associated Acute Flaccid Myelitis in Immunocompromised Woman, Italy
E. Giombini, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 10)

Mycobacterium orygis Lymphadenitis in New York, USA
L.A. Marcos, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 10)

Cost of Nosocomial Outbreak Caused by NDM-1–Containing Klebsiella pneumoniae in the Netherlands, October 2015–January 2016
M. Mollers, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 9)

Serologic Evidence of Scrub Typhus in the Peruvian Amazon
C. Kocher, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 8)

Risk for Death among Children with Pneumonia, Afghanistan
R. Zabihullah, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 8)

Added Value of Next-Generation Sequencing for Multilocus Sequence Typing Analysis of a Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia Outbreak
E. Charpentier, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 8)

Human Infection with Burkholderia thailandensis, China, 2013
K. Chang, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 8)

Human Infection with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza A(H7N9) Virus, China
C. Ke, et al. 2017 (Volume 23, Number 8)

Human Metapneumovirus and Other Respiratory Viral Infections during Pregnancy and Birth, Nepal
J.L. Lenahan, et al.

Live Cell Therapy as Potential Risk Factor for Q Fever
M. George, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 7)

Case−Control Study of Risk Factors for Meningococcal Disease in Chile
A. Olea, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 7)

Risk Factors for Legionella longbeachae Legionnaires’ Disease, New Zealand
E. Kenagy, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 7)

Concurrent Infection with Hepatitis C Virus and Streptococcus pneumoniae
T.J. Marrie, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 7)

MERS-CoV Antibody Responses 1 Year after Symptom Onset, South Korea, 2015
P.G. Choe, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 7)

Attributable Fraction of Influenza Virus Detection to Mild and Severe Respiratory Illnesses in HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Patients, South Africa, 2012–2016
S. Tempia, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 7)

Invasive Serotype 35B Pneumococci Including an Expanding Serotype Switch Lineage, United States, 2015–2016
S. Chochua, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 6)

Febrile Respiratory Illness Associated with Human Adenovirus Type 55 in South Korea Military, 2014–2016
H. Yoo, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 6)

Domestic Pig Unlikely Reservoir for MERS-CoV
E. de Wit, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 6)

Penicillin Resistance of Nonvaccine Type Pneumococcus before and after PCV13 Introduction, United States
C.P. Andam, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 6)

PCR Detection of Mimivirus
D. Raoult, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 6)

ESBL- and Carbapenemase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae in Patients with Bacteremia, Yangon, Myanmar, 2014
T.O. Myat, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 5)

mcr-1 Colistin Resistance in ESBL-Producing Klebsiella pneumoniae, France
Y. Caspar, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 5)

Population Genomics of Legionella longbeachae and Hidden Complexities of Infection Source Attribution
R. Bacigalupe, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 5)

Markers of Disease Severity in Patients with Spanish Influenza in the Japanese Armed Forces, 1919–1920
K. Kudo et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 4)

Surveillance and Testing for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus, Saudi Arabia, April 2015–February 2016
A.A. Bin Saeed, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 4)

mcr-1 in Enterobacteriaceae from Companion Animals, Beijing, China, 2012–2016
L. Lei, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 4

Rhodococcus Infection in Solid Organ and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant Recipients
P. Vergidis, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 3)

Epidemiology of Invasive Haemophilus influenzae Disease, Europe, 2007–2014
R. Whittaker, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 3)

Pneumonic Plague Transmission, Moramanga, Madagascar, 2015
B. Ramasindrazana, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 3)

Delivering on Antimicrobial Resistance Agenda Not Possible without Improving Fungal Diagnostic Capabilities
D.W. Denning, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 2)

Risk Factors for Disseminated Coccidioidomycosis, United States
C.D. Odio, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 2)

Outbreak of Legionnaire’s Disease Caused by Legionella pneumophila Serogroups 1 and 13
T. Kuroki, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 2)

Spread and Evolution of Respiratory Syncytial Virus A Genotype ON1, Coastal Kenya, 2010–2015
J.R. Otieno, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 2)

Fatal Emmonsia sp. Infection and Fungemia after Orthotopic Liver Transplantation
S. Kappagoda, et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 2)

Increased Invasive Pneumococcal Disease, North East England, UK
C. Houseman et al. (2017 Volume 23, Number 1)

Novel Levofloxacin-Resistant Multidrug-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 11A Isolates, South Korea
M. Park et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 11)

Nasopharyngeal Pneumococcal Density and Evolution of Acute Respiratory Illnesses in Young Children, Peru, 2009–2011
R. R. Fan et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 11)

Lack of Mimivirus Detection in Patients with Respiratory Disease, China
X. Zhang et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 11)

Severe Pneumonia Associated with Adenovirus Type 55 Infection, France, 2014
J. Lafolie et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 11)

Etymologia: Streptococcus
(2016 Volume 22, Number 11)

Polymyxin B Resistance in Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae, São Paulo, Brazil
F. Bartolleti et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 10)

Trends in Pneumonia Mortality Rates and Hospitalizations by Organism, United States, 2002–2011
B. A. Wuerth et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 9)

ESBL-Producing Strain of Hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae K2, France
L. Surgers et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 9)

Human Adenovirus Associated with Severe Respiratory Infection, Oregon, USA, 2013–2014
M. Scott et al. (2016 Volume 22, Number 6)

Use of Pneumococcal Disease Epidemiology to Set Policy and Prevent Disease during 20 Years of the Emerging Infections Program
M. R. Moore and C. G. Whitney (2015 Volume 21, Number 9)

Macrolide-Resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae, United States
X. Zheng et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 8)

Pneumonia Outbreak Caused by Chlamydophila pneumoniae among US Air Force Academy Cadets, Colorado, USA
K. A. Fajardo et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 6)

KPC and NDM-1 Genes in Related Enterobacteriaceae Strains and Plasmids from Pakistan and the United States
M. W. Pesesky et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 6)

Klebsiella pneumoniae Co-Producing NDM-5 and OXA-181 Carbapenemases, South Korea
S. Cho et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 6)

Enterovirus D68–Associated Severe Pneumonia, China, 2014 T.
Zhang et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 5)

Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia spp. Infection in Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Germany, 2011–2012 R. Dumke et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 3)

Risk Factors for Death from Invasive Pneumococcal Disease, Europe, 2010
A. Navarro-Torné et al. (2015 Volume 21, Number 3)

Influenza-Associated Hospitalizations, Singapore, 2004–2008 and 2010–2012
Ang, Li Wei et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 10)

Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia in Patients with or without AIDS, France
Barclay, Laurie (2014 Volume 20, Number 9)

Risk Factors for Severe Influenza A–Related Pneumonia in Adult Cohort, Mexico, 2013–14
Gomez-Gomez, A et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 9)

Death of Woman with Peripartum Influenza B Virus Infection and Necrotizing Pneumonia
Rein, J. L. (2014 Volume 20, Number 7)

Carbapenemase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae and Hematologic Malignancies
Pagano, Livio (2014 Volume 20, Number 7)

Legionnaires’ Disease Caused by Legionella pneumophila Serogroups 5 and 10, China
Zhou, Weijie (2014 Volume 20, Number 7)

Deaths Attributable to Carbapenem-Resistant Enterobacteriaceae Infections
Falagas, M. E. et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 7)

Rapid Metagenomic Diagnostics for Suspected Outbreak of Severe Pneumonia
Grundhoff, Adam (2014 Volume 20, Number 6)

Rapid Spread and Diversification of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Genotype ON1, Kenya
Agoti, C. N. et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 6)

Characteristics of Patients with Mild to Moderate Primary Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis
Blair, J. E. et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 6)

Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamases in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Gulls, Alaska, USA
Drobni, Mirva (2014 Volume 20, Number 5)

Extensively Drug-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae, South Korea, 2011–2012
Cho, Sun Young (2014 Volume 20, Number 5)

Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infections in Soldiers, South Korea, April 2011–March 2012
Heo, Jung Yeon et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 5)

Persistence and Complex Evolution of Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae Clone
Ben-David, Debby et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 5)

Invasive Fungal Infections after Natural Disasters
Vega, C.P. (2014 Volume 20, Number 3)

Nasopharyngeal Bacterial Interactions in Children
Suzuki, Motoi (2014 Volume 20, Number 2)

Co-Production of NDM-1 and OXA-232 by Klebsiella pneumoniae
Doi, Yohei (2014 Volume 20, Number 1)

Rapidly Fatal Hemorrhagic Pneumonia and Group A Streptococcus Serotype M1
Santagati, Maria et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 1)

Population-based Surveillance for Bacterial Meningitis in China, September 2006–December 2009
Li, Yixing et al. (2014 Volume 20, Number 1)

Contagious Caprine Pleuropneumonia in Endangered Tibetan Antelope, China, 2012
Gao, Yuwei (2013 Volume 19, Number 12)

Haemophilus parahaemolyticus Septic Shock after Aspiration Pneumonia, France
Rolain, Jean-Marc (2013 Volume 19, Number 10)

Use of National Pneumonia Surveillance to Describe Influenza A(H7N9) Virus Epidemiology, China, 2004–2013 Xiang, Nijuan et al. (2013 Volume 19, Number 11)

Call to Action on World Pneumonia Day
Hajjeh, Rana and  Whitney, C. G. (2012 Volume 18, Number 11)

Podcasts

Outbreak of Streptococcus pneumoniae in a Psychiatric Unit
(2012 Volume 18, Number 11)

Pneumococcal Pneumonia and Pandemic H1N1
(2012 Volume 18, Number 2)

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