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Common cause of PNA in immunocompromised patients

Pneumocystis Jiroveci

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MCC atypical/walking PNA

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

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Common causative agent for PNA in alcoholics

Klebsiella pneumoniae

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Interstitial PNA in bird handlers

Chlamydia psittaci

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Often causes PNA in a pt with a history of exposure to bats and bat droppings

Histoplasma

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Often causes PNA in S. CA, NM, W. TX

Coccidiodes

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PNA with "currant jelly" sputum

Klebsiella

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Qfever

Coxiella burnetti

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PNA acquired from air conditioner

Legionella pneumophila

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MCC PNA in children <1yr

RSV

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MCC PNA in neonate (birth-28days)

GBS, E. Coli

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MCC PNA in children and young adults (including college students, military recruits, prison inmates)

Mycoplasm pneumoniae

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MCC viral PNA

RSV

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Wool- sorter's disease (life- threatening PNA)

Bacillus anthracis

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PNA in ventilator patients and those with CF

P. aeruginosa

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Pontiac fever

Legionella pneumophila

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MC fungal infection of the lung in the Texas/ Gulf Coast region

Histoplasma

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Common bacterial cause of COPD exacerbation

H. influenzae