Author | Gurpreet Vidwan, MD


Case in Point: Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcal Pneumonia

July 01, 2006

Staphylococcal pneumonia can be a rapidly progressive illness that is commonly associated with pneumothorax and pleural effusion. Affected patients require close monitoring. Consider staphylococcal infection in any infant with pneumonia whose health deteriorates clinically or radiographically.