Microbiological ascertainment in patients with pneumonia: the experience of a teaching hospital in Rome

Marianxhela Dajko, Andrea Poscia, Brunella Posteraro, Domenico Speziale, Massimo Volpe, Silvia Mancinelli, Walter Ricciardi, Chiara de Waure Abstract Objectives. Pneumonia still remains a problem from the clinical and public health viewpoint because of the relevant epidemiological burden. The etiological diagnosis is important in the light of avoiding unnecessary antibiotic treatment and choosing the most appropriate … Leggi tutto