Diagnosis and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia.

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The primary treatment for CAP antibiotics14 and is increasing the prices of resistance to many common antibiotics. Pneumoniae accounts for 60 percent to 70 percent of all bacterial CAP cases and data have shown that total pneumococcal strains, a 28 percent intermediate resistance layer rate and a 16 percent high-level resistance rate.19 With increasing rates of pneumonia and MRSA the high resistance caused common antibiotics, treatment had to be more limited.20 options. Continue reading