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Pleural infection: moving from treatment to prevention

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The incidence of pleural infection is rising, and most clearly in the elderly, where it is associated with the highest mortality. Despite notable limitations in animal models replicating the human pleural space, there has been some progress in our understanding of the evolution of pleural infection. Studies continue to demonstrate that the microbiology is inherently different from pneumonia, emphasising that this is a distinct disease. Great headway has been made in the last decade with regar...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1183/2312508X.10004420

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
NDM Experimental Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1195-1680
Publisher:
European Respiratory Society
Series:
ERS Monograph
Series number:
87
Pages:
155-171
Publication date:
2020-03-01
Acceptance date:
2019-12-01
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EISSN:
2312-5098
ISSN:
2312-508X
EISBN:
9781849841160
ISBN:
9781849841153
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1140610
Local pid:
pubs:1140610
Deposit date:
2020-11-13

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