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Risk Factors for Drug Resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (DRSP)

Purpose:

To identify a patient with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) with risk factors for drug resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (DRSP).

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology

Objective:

risk factors, selection

ICD-10:

A49.9, J09-J18, J20-J22, J40, J41, J42, U83

Description:

Jenkins et al listed risk factors for drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae (DRSP) based on a guideline from the IDSA/ATS. These can help select initial antibiotic therapy for a patient with a community-acquired Streptococcal pneumoniae pneumonia. The authors are from the University of Colorado.

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