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Neonates (

- GBS
- E coli

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Children (4 weeks - 18 years)

- Viruses (RSV)
- Mycoplasma
- C trachomatis (infants - 3 years)
- C pneumoniae (school-aged children)
- S pneumoniae

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Adults (18 years - 40 years)

- Mycoplasma
- C pneumoniae
- S pneumoniae
- Viruses (eg influenza)

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Adults (40 years - 65 years)

- S pneumoniae
- H influenzae
- Anaerobes
- Viruses
- Mycoplasma

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Elderly (> 65 years)

- S pneumoniae
- Influenza virus
- Anaerobes
- H influenzae
- Gram (-) rods

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Alcoholics

- Klebsiella
- Anaerobes (eg Peptostreptococcus, Fusobacterium, Prevotella, Bacteroides)

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IV drug users

- S pneumoniae
- S aureus

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Aspiration

Anaerobes

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Atypical

- Mycoplasma
- Legionella
- Chlamydia

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Cystic fibrosis

- Pseudomonas
- S aureus
- S pneumoniae
- Burkholderia cepacia

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Immunocompromised

- S aureus
- Enteric gram (-) rods
- Fungi
- Viruses
- P jirovecii (with HIV)

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Nosocomial

- S aureus
- Pseudomonas
- Other enteric gram (-) rods

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Postviral

- S pneumoniae
- S aureus
- H influenzae