Raul E. Isturiz

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Pneumonic plague

OVERVIEW: What every practitioner needs to know Are you sure your patient has pneumonic plague? What should you expect to find? Pneumonic plague is the most life-threatening manifestation of Yersinia pestis infection. Two clinical forms, primary, and more commonly secondary to bubonic plague. Primary plague pneumonia is typically an alveolar process, initially lobular and rapidly…

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