Synopsis: Analysis of a large, population-based cohort with invasive pneumococcal pneumonia was performed to examine host factors, serotype factors, and antibiotic selection as well as their relationship with the outcomes.
Source: Naucler P, Darenberg J, Morfeldt E, et al. Contribution of host, bacterial factors and antibiotic treatment to mortality in adults patients with bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia. Thorax. 2013;68:571–579.