What about viral community acquired pneumonias?BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a598 (Published 01 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a598
- G Y Shin, locum consultant virologist
- 1Infection and Immunity, 5/F North Wing, St Thomas’ Hospital, London SE1 7EH
Although Durrington and Summers mention that viruses are a cause of community acquired pneumonia (CAP), they seem to have disregarded respiratory viruses in their review.1 I was intrigued by the absence of “respiratory viruses” as a cause of CAP in intensive care.
A quick PubMed review of the literature (limited to …