Editorial

Community acquired pneumonia: the need to broaden our diagnostic armamentarium

Rubeshan Perumal

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Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is associated with significant mortality and morbidity, and high costs globally. The epidemiology of CAP demonstrates high regional and geographic variability with regard to age, risk factors, disease severity and causative pathogens.


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African Journal of Thoracic and Critical Care Medicine 2020;26(1):2-3. DOI:10.7196/AJTCCM.2020.v26i1.063

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Date submitted: 2020-03-19
Date published: 2020-03-19

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