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PNEUMONIA - COMMUNITY-ACQUIRED (PEDIATRIC)
Community-acquired pneumonia is the presence of signs and symptoms of lower respiratory tract infection acquired outside of the hospital.
The most common bacterial cause of childhood pneumonia is Streptococcus pneumoniae. It usually causes about 1/3 of radiographically-confirmed pneumonia in children <2 years of age.
Viruses commonly affect children <1 year of age than those aged >2 years, respiratory syncytial viruses (RSV) being the most frequently detected virus.
Mixed infection may occur in 8-40% of community-acquired pneumonia cases.
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Indication: Immunisation against pneumococcal disease caused by those pneumococcal types included in the vaccine. Immunoco...

Synflorix
Haemophilus influenzae + pneumococcal polysacchari...

Indication: Active immunisation of infant & childn from 6 wk-5 yr against disease caused by S pneumoniae serotypes 1, ...

Indication: Polymicrobic & mixed aerobic/anaerobic infections. Initial therapy prior to the identification of the caus...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicat...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract, GUT, skin & soft tissue infections, gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicated gonococc...

Indication: Infections due to gm -ve & +ve organisms & non-penicillinase-producing staph.

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections eg, sinusitis, otitis media, epiglottitis; bacterial pneumonia; UTI, p...

Indication: Resp tract, ENT, urinary tract, soft-tissue, bone & joint, O&G infections; pelvic inflammatory disease...

Indication: Upper & lower resp tract infections eg, sinusitis, otitis media & epiglottitis; bacterial pneumonia; U...

Indication: Otitis media, upper & lower resp tract infections, UTI including pyelonephritis, cystitis, gonococcal uret...

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