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  1. Review

    Pulmonary infections in the returned traveller

    Pulmonary infections in the returned traveller are a common presentation. A wide variety of infections may present with pulmonary symptoms. It is important for clinicians to differentiate the cause of these sy...

    Ashleigh Trimble, V. Moffat and A. M. Collins

    Pneumonia 2017 9:1

    Published on: 25 January 2017

  2. Review

    Novel vaccination approaches to prevent tuberculosis in children

    Pediatric tuberculosis (TB) is an underappreciated problem and accounts for 10 % of all TB deaths worldwide. Children are highly susceptible to infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis and interrupting TB spread...

    James A. Triccas and Claudio Counoupas

    Pneumonia 2016 8:18

    Published on: 24 November 2016

  3. Review

    Global burden of childhood tuberculosis

    In 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared tuberculosis (TB) to be responsible for more deaths than any other single infectious disease. The burden of TB among children has frequently been dismissed...

    Helen E. Jenkins

    Pneumonia 2016 8:24

    Published on: 24 November 2016

  4. Research

    Non-adherence to community oral-antibiotic treatment in children with fast-breathing pneumonia in Malawi– secondary analysis of a prospective cohort study

    Despite significant progress, pneumonia is still the leading cause of infectious deaths in children under five years of age. Poor adherence to antibiotics has been associated with treatment failure in World He...

    Rebecca Nightingale, Tim Colbourn, David Mukanga, Limangeni Mankhambo, Norman Lufesi, Eric D. McCollum and Carina King

    Pneumonia 2016 8:21

    Published on: 24 November 2016

  5. Review

    Tuberculosis and pneumonia in HIV-infected children: an overview

    Pneumonia remains the most common cause of hospitalization and the most important cause of death in young children. In high human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-burden settings, HIV-infected children carry a hig...

    Helena Rabie and Pierre Goussard

    Pneumonia 2016 8:19

    Published on: 24 November 2016

  6. Research

    Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children in Western Australia carry different serotypes of pneumococci with different antimicrobial susceptibility profiles

    Carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae is considered a precursor to pneumococcal diseases including pneumonia. As part of the Kalgoorlie Otitis Media Research Project, we characterised pneumococci isolated from the...

    Eileen M. Dunne, Kylie Carville, Thomas V. Riley, Jacinta Bowman, Amanda J. Leach, Allan W. Cripps, Denise Murphy, Peter Jacoby and Deborah Lehmann

    Pneumonia 2016 8:15

    Published on: 5 September 2016

  7. Commentary

    The definition and classification of pneumonia

    Following the publication of a volume of Pneumonia focused on diagnosis, the journal’s Editorial Board members debated the definition and classification of pneumonia and came to a consensus on the need to revise ...

    Grant Mackenzie

    Pneumonia 2016 8:14

    Published on: 22 August 2016

  8. Brief report

    Geographic consistency in dominant, non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae genotypes colonising four distinct Australian paediatric groups: a cohort study

    Non-typeable Haemophilus influenzae (NTHi)-associated ear and respiratory diseases (including pneumonia) represent a major health burden in many parts of the world. NTHi strains retrieved from the upper airways c...

    Heidi C. Smith-Vaughan, Jemima Beissbarth, Jacinta Bowman, Kim M. Hare, Erin P. Price, Janessa Pickering, Deborah Lehmann, Anne B. Chang, Peter S. Morris, Robyn L. Marsh and Amanda J. Leach

    Pneumonia 2016 8:13

    Published on: 18 August 2016

  9. Research

    A longitudinal study of natural antibody development to pneumococcal surface protein A families 1 and 2 in Papua New Guinean Highland children: a cohort study

    Pneumococcal surface protein A (PspA), a conserved virulence factor essential for Streptococcus pneumoniae attachment to upper respiratory tract (URT) epithelia, is a potential vaccine candidate for preventing co...

    Jacinta P. Francis, Peter C. Richmond, Audrey Michael, Peter M. Siba, Peter Jacoby, Belinda J. Hales, Wayne R. Thomas, Deborah Lehmann, William S. Pomat and Anita H. J. van den Biggelaar

    Pneumonia 2016 8:12

    Published on: 15 August 2016

  10. Commentary

    Macrolide resistance in pneumococci—is it relevant?

    Macrolide antibiotics are widely used for a range of indications, including pneumonia. Both high-level and low-level resistance to macrolides is increasing in pneumococci globally. Macrolide resistance in pneu...

    Allen C. Cheng and Adam W. J. Jenney

    Pneumonia 2016 8:10

    Published on: 7 July 2016

  11. Research

    Serum and exhaled breath condensate inflammatory cytokines in community-acquired pneumonia: a prospective cohort study

    The role and relationship between pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokines represents one of the least studied aspects of the pathogenesis of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). The aim of the present study was to...

    Stefano Aliberti, Letizia Corinna Morlacchi, Paola Faverio, Rafael Fernandez-Botran, Roberto Cosentini, Marco Mantero, Paula Peyrani, Julio Ramirez, Jose Bordon and Francesco Blasi

    Pneumonia 2016 8:8

    Published on: 23 June 2016

  12. Commentary

    Antibiotics in childhood pneumonia: how long is long enough?

    Improved access to healthcare, vaccines and treatment with antibiotics has reduced global mortality from childhood community-acquired pneumonia. However, as respiratory viruses are responsible for most episode...

    Keith Grimwood, Siew M. Fong, Mong H. Ooi, Anna M. Nathan and Anne B. Chang

    Pneumonia 2016 8:6

    Published on: 11 May 2016

  13. Research

    Comparison between diagnosis and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in children in various medical centres across Europe with the United States, United Kingdom and the World Health Organization guidelines

    The aim of this study was to review the current status and usage of guidelines in the diagnosis and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in European countries and to compare to established guideline...

    Vytautas Usonis, Rimvydas Ivaskevicius, Javier Diez-Domingo, Susanna Esposito, Oana G. Falup-Pecurariu, Adam Finn, Fernanda Rodrigues, Vana Spoulou, George A. Syrogiannopoulos and David Greenberg

    Pneumonia 2016 8:5

    Published on: 2 May 2016

  14. Commentary

    How best to determine causative pathogens of pneumonia

    The biggest recent development in pneumonia diagnostics has been the increased availability and use of nucleic acid detection assays, although this change has brought with it new challenges about the interpret...

    David R. Murdoch

    Pneumonia 2016 8:1

    Published on: 12 April 2016

  15. Review

    Non-infectious mimics of community-acquired pneumonia

    Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) is a common cause of presentation to healthcare facilities. The diagnosis of CAP is usually made in patients with suggestive symptoms, signs, and radiological features. A num...

    Andrew D. Black

    Pneumonia 2016 8:2

    Published on: 12 April 2016

  16. Review

    Neonatal pneumonia in sub-Saharan Africa

    Neonatal pneumonia is a devastating condition. Most deaths in sub-Saharan Africa can be attributed to preventable diseases, including pneumonia, diarrhoea and malaria, which together killed an estimated 2.2 mi...

    Robin J. Green and Jessica M. Kolberg

    Pneumonia 2016 8:3

    Published on: 12 April 2016

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