Disease Information for Pittsburgh pneumonia agent disease/PPA

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dyspnea on exertion
Rales
Rapid Breathing
Signs of consolidation/chest
Tachypnea/Increased respiratory rate
Unilateral Rales
Acutely ill patient/signs
Constitutional symptoms
Fever
Fever in elderly
High body temperature
Malaise
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Immune compromised/Immune suppressed
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Agent doesn't grow on artificial medium
Microlab/Bacteria poor pickup/gram stain
Microlab/Difficult agent to culture
Microlab/Legionella (Tatlockia) micdadie isolation
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Lung consolidation/Chest
Xray/Pulmonary Lesions/Lung
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Hyalin membrane disease/lung immaturity
Influenza
Pneumonia, mycoplasma
Pneumonia, viral
Associated Disease & Complications
Pittsburgh pneumonia agent/infection
Pneumonia, interstitial, acute
Pneumonia/Bronchopneumonia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Acid-fast bacteria (category)
AGENT/Anaerobes/unusual bacteria (category)
AGENT/Bacteria (category)
AGENT/Gram negative bacteria (ex)
AGENT/Gram negative rods (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Alveolar consolidation
Process
PROCESS/INCIDENCE/Rare disease (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Pittsburgh pneumonia agent disease PPA, Synonym/PPA disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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