Pulmonary complications of pneumococcal community-acquired pneumonia: incidence, predictors, and outcomes
Clinical Microbiology and Infection, 04/26/2012
Cilloniz C et al. – Resistance to antibiotics was lower in complicated cases. No significant differences were observed in the serotype distribution between complicated and uncomplicated pneumonia. In the multivariate analysis, COPD was a protective factor against pulmonary complications.