Secondary Bacterial Pneumonias and Bloodstream Infections in Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19

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Secondary Bacterial Pneumonias and Bloodstream Infections in Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19

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Hospitalized patients, particularly those who are critically ill, are at risk for ‘secondary’ infections(1, 2). Initial reports of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 indicate that 10-33% develop bacterial pneumonia(3, 4) and 2-6% develop bloodstream infection (BSI)(5, 6).

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2021-04-06

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Adelman, M. W., D. R. Bhamidipati, A. C. Hernandez-Romieu, A. Babiker, M. H. Woodworth, C. Robichaux, D. J. Murphy, S. C. Auld, C. S. Kraft, and J. T. Jacob. 2021. "Secondary Bacterial Pneumonias and Bloodstream Infections in Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19." Annals of the American Thoracic Society.

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