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The microbiology of pleural infection in adults: a systematic review

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Pleural infection is a major cause of morbidity and mortality among adults. Identification of the offending organism is key to appropriate antimicrobial therapy. It is not known whether the microbiological pattern of pleural infection is variable temporally or geographically. This systematic review aimed to investigate available literature to understand the worldwide pattern of such microbiology and the factors that might affect such pattern. ... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1183/13993003.00542-2019

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0000-0002-8768-6548
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University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Doctoral Training Centre
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University of Oxford
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Bodleian Libraries
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0000-0003-4635-8959
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University of Oxford
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NDM
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NDM Experimental Medicine
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University of Oxford
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NDM
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NDM Experimental Medicine
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Publisher:
European Respiratory Society Publisher's website
Journal:
European Respiratory Journal Journal website
Volume:
54
Issue:
3
Article number:
1900542
Publication date:
2019-07-04
Acceptance date:
2019-06-14
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EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
Pmid:
31248959
Source identifiers:
1027242
Language:
English
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pubs:1027242
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uuid:37fde1cf-e8ba-41d2-8b2b-6d495878b5f0
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2019-07-19

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