Chlamydia pneumoniae infection

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Key articles

Kumar S, Hammerschlag MR. Acute respiratory infection due to Chlamydia pneumoniae: current status of diagnostic methods. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Feb 15;44(4):568-76.Full text  Abstract

Rockey DD, Lenart J, Stephens RS. Genome sequencing and our understanding of Chlamydiae. Infect Immun. 2000 Oct;68(10):5473-9.Full text  Abstract

Reference articles

1. Kumar S, Hammerschlag MR. Acute respiratory infection due to Chlamydia pneumoniae: current status of diagnostic methods. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Feb 15;44(4):568-76.Full text  Abstract

2. Hammerschlag M, Kohlhoff S, Gaydos C. Chlamydia pneumoniae. In:Bennett J, Dolin R, Blaser M, eds. In: Mandell, Douglas, And Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. 9th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2020:2323-31

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4. Rockey DD, Lenart J, Stephens RS. Genome sequencing and our understanding of Chlamydiae. Infect Immun. 2000 Oct;68(10):5473-9.Full text  Abstract

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12. Metlay JP, Waterer GW, Long AC, et al. Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. An Official Clinical Practice Guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Oct 1;200(7):e45-e67.Full text  Abstract

13. Kohlhoff SA, Hammerschlag MR. Treatment of chlamydial infections: 2014 update. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2015 Feb;16(2):205-12. Abstract

14. Hammerschlag MR, Roblin PM. Microbiologic efficacy of levofloxacin for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia due to Chlamydia pneumoniae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2000;44:1409.Full text  Abstract

15. Hammerschlag MR, Roblin PM. Microbiologic efficacy of moxifloxacin for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia due to Chlamydia pneumoniae. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2000;15:149-152. Abstract

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19. Food and Drug Administration. FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA reinforces safety information about serious low blood sugar levels and mental health side effects with fluoroquinolone antibiotics; requires label changes. Oct 2018 [internet publication]Full text

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21. Harris J-A, Kolokathis A, Campbell M, et al. Safety and efficacy of azithromycin in the treatment of community acquired pneumonia in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1998 Oct;17(10):865-71. Abstract

22. Roblin PM, Hammerschlag MR. Microbiologic efficacy of azithro-mycin and susceptibility to azithromycin of isolates of Chlamydia pneumoniae from adults and children with community acquired pneumonia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1998 Jan;42(1):194-6.Full text  Abstract

23. Hammerschlag MR, Roblin PM. Microbiologic efficacy of levofloxacin for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia due to Chlamydia pneumoniae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2000 May;44(5):1409.Full text  Abstract

24. Hammerschlag MR, Roblin PM. Microbiologic efficacy of moxifloxacin for the treatment of community-acquired pneumonia due to Chlamydia pneumoniae. Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2000 Jul;15(2):149-52. Abstract

25. Block S, Hedrick J, Hammerschlag MR, et al. Mycoplasma pneumoniae and Chlamydia pneumoniae in community acquired pneumonia in children: comparative safety and efficacy of clarithromycin and erythromycin suspensions. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1995; 14:471-477. Abstract

26. Harris J-A, Kolokathis A, Campbell M, et al. Safety and efficacy of azithromycin in the treatment of community acquired pneumonia in children. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 1998;17:865-871. Abstract

27. Metlay JP, Waterer GW, Long AC, et al. Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. An Official Clinical Practice Guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Oct 1;200(7):e45-e67.Full text  Abstract

28. Hammerschlag MR, Chirgwin K, Roblin PM, et al. Persistent infection with Chlamydia pneumoniae following acute respiratory illness. Clin Infect Dis. 1992 Jan;14(1):178-82. Abstract

29. Emre U, Roblin PM, Gelling M, et al. The association of Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and reactive airway disease in children. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1994 Jul;148(7):727-32. Abstract

30. Riska PF, Kutlin A, Ajiboye P, et al. Genetic and culture-based approaches for detecting macrolide resistance in Chlamydia pneumoniae. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004 Sep;48(9):3586-90.Full text  Abstract

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