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Score of Saraya et al for Distinguishing Legionella pneumophilia Pneumonia from Streptococcus pneumoniae Pneumonia

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Infectious Diseases
Pulmonology & Critical Care

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Saraya et al reported a score to help differentiate pneumonia caused by Legionella pneumophila from that caused by Streptococcus pneumonia. This can help guide antibiotic selection. The authors are from Kyorin University, Fukujuji Hospital and the National Institute of Infectious Diseases in Japan.

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