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Predicts risk of mortality in community-acquired pneumonia.

Estimates risk of mortality in patients with community-acquired pneumonia.

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Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia

PA chest x-ray showing mild, reticular, bilateral pulmonary interstitial infiltrates

From the collection of Matthew Gingo, UPMC

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia

PA chest x-ray showing severe, bilateral pulmonary interstitial infiltrates with pneumatoceles

From the collection of Matthew Gingo, UPMC

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia

CT scan of the thorax showing bilateral pulmonary interstitial infiltrates and pneumatoceles (cysts), which are typical of Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

From the collection of Matthew Gingo, UPMC

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia

Algorithm for the diagnosis of Pneumocystis pneumonia; bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)

Matthew Gingo, adapted from Singh, HIV Clinical Manual, 2003

Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia

Photomicrograph of bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid showing Pneumocystis cysts, stained black with Grocott-Gomori methenamine-silver stain (methyl green counterstain)

From the collection of Matthew Gingo, UPMC

Community-acquired pneumonia

Posterior-anterior chest radiograph showing right upper lobe consolidation in a patient with community-acquired pneumonia

Durrington HJ, et al. Recent changes in the management of community acquired pneumonia in adults. BMJ 2008 Jun 21;336(7658):1429-33.

Hospital-acquired pneumonia

CT scan of a patient with a left lower lobe alveolar infiltrate (blue arrow), bilateral pleural effusions (yellow arrowheads), and right basilar atelectasis; notice the line separating the two shades of gray representing the infiltrate and the fluid

Consent obtained at University of Louisville, KY

Hospital-acquired pneumonia

CT scan showing bibasilar opacities of patient with HAP

Consent obtained at University of Louisville, KY

Hospital-acquired pneumonia

Portable chest x-ray of a patient with HAP. Note obscured left hemidiaphragm due to a left lower lobe opacity and an obscured heart border due to a left upper lobe or lingular opacity

Consent obtained at University of Louisville, KY

Hospital-acquired pneumonia

CT scan of a patient with a large, dense left lower lobe infiltrate

Consent obtained at University of Louisville, KY

Aspiration pneumonia

Early ill-defined opacities of the right upper lobe above the minor fissure consistent with early changes of aspiration pneumonia

Used with kind permission from Roy Hammond, MD

Aspiration pneumonia

Increased opacification of the right perihilar region and superior segment of the right lower and upper lobes consistent with worsening aspiration pneumonia

Used with kind permission from Roy Hammond, MD

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