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The etiology of community-acquired pneumonia at an urban public hospital: influence of human immunodeficiency virus infection and initial severity of illness.
 Park DR, Sherbin VL, Goodman MS, Pacifico AD, Rubenfeld GD, Polissar NL, Root RK; The Harborview CAP Study Group.
  "In a prospective study, the etiology of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) was investigated among consecutive patients admitted to an academic, urban public hospital in Seattle. The study population was uniquely young, was predominantly male, and had high rates of ... alcoholism... and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection..."
  J Infect Dis 2001 Aug 1;184(3):268-772001