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Pleural infection: a closer look at the etiopathogenesis, microbiology and role of antibiotics

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Introduction: Pleural infection is a condition that continues to pose a significant challenge to respiratory physicians. We hypothesize that the main barriers to progress include limited understanding of the etiopathogenesis, microbiology,and role of antibiotics in the pleural space.


Areas covered: PubMed was searched for articles related to adult pleural infection using the terms ‘pleural infection’, ‘empyema’ and ‘parapneumonic’. The search f...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1080/17476348.2019.1578212

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9196-3934
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University of Oxford
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
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ORCID:
0000-0002-8768-6548
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1195-1680
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
4
Pages:
337-347
Publication date:
2019-02-20
Acceptance date:
2019-01-31
DOI:
EISSN:
1747-6356
ISSN:
1747-6348
Pmid:
30707629
Pubs id:
pubs:969592
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uuid:7cd1f173-c731-41f8-90a3-fc4cf179984c
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969592
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pubs:969592

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