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Etiología viral en la neumonía del adulto adquirida en la comunidad en un hospital del sur de Chile

Show simple item record Rioseco, María Luisa Riquelme, Raul Riquelme, Mauricio Inzunza, Carlos Oyarzun, Paola Aguero, Yasna Ferres, Marcela Vial, Pablo Fasce, Rodrigo Torres, Antoni 2017-05-24T15:44:13Z 2017-05-24T15:44:13Z 2012
dc.identifier.citation Rev Med Chil. 2012 Aug;140(8):984-9
dc.description.abstract ackground: There is paucity of information about viral etiology of community acquired pneumonia in adults. Aim: To investigate the viral etiology of pneumonia among hospitalized patients. Material and Methods: All adults with pneumonia that were hospitalized were prospectively enrolled at Puerto Montt hospital. A microbiological and viral assessment was carried out. Viral assessment included direct immunofluorescence of nasopharyngeal aspirates for influenza A and B virus and serum samples obtained during the acute phase of the disease and during convalescence for Hanta virus. Results: Between April 1 2005 and March 31 2006,159 adults aged 62 ± 20 years (58 % males), were admitted to the hospital for pneumonia. Mean hospital stay was 11.9 ± 8.6 days. Four patients had Hantavirus acute infection. Other viruses were identified in twelve patients (7.7%). Nine had influenza A, one syncytial respiratory virus, one syncytial and influenza A virus and one varicella zoster virus. Excluding patients with Hantavirus, no significant differences in age, clinical presentation, chest X ray findings, laboratory results and mortality were observed between patients with bacterial or viral etiology of the pneumonia. Conclusions: Viral etiology was confirmed in 10% of adult patients hospitalized with community acquired pneumonia.
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dc.language.iso spa
dc.publisher Sociedad Medica de Santiago
dc.subject Hanta virus
dc.subject Pneumonia
dc.subject Pneumonia, bacterial
dc.subject Pneumonia, viral
dc.title Etiología viral en la neumonía del adulto adquirida en la comunidad en un hospital del sur de Chile
dc.title.alternative Viral etiology of community acquired pneumonia among adults admitted to a general hospital
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