Non-ventilator health care-associated pneumonia (NV-HAP): Pathogenesis and microbiology of NV-HAP.
Am J Infect Control. 2020 May;48(5S):A7-A9
Authors: Fine LS
Studies demonstrate that those at risk for developing nonventilator associated pneumonia (NV-HAP) include the very young and the very old, as well as persons with compromised immune systems cardiovascular and/or pulmonary disease. This section includes a review of the pathogenesis and microbiology of NV-HAP, including bacterial as well as viral and fungal pathogens. Etiology, modes of transmission, and specific prevention strategies associated with various causative microorganisms are highlighted.
PMID: 32331565 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]