The human coronaviruses (HCoVs) are an important etiology of community-acquired respiratory tract infections. Community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) may be caused by serotypes of endemic HCoVs or highly pathogenic HCoVs. In this review we compared the clinical characteristic, management, outcomes, and infection control practices for patients with CAP due to endemic HCoVs versus patients with CAP due to 2019 novel coronavirus.
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Ramirez, Julio A.; Carrico, Ruth; Cavallazzi, Rodrigo; Beavin, Leslie A.; Raghuram, Anupama; Burns, Mark V.; Mahmood, Kamran; Aden, Darmaan; Prabhu, Angeline; Balcom, Dawn; Furmanek, Stephen P.; Wolf, Leslie A; Palmer, Kenneth E.; Tella, Mahder A.; Glick, Connor; Arnold, Forest W.; and Center of Excellence for Research in Infectious Diseases (CERID) Coronavirus Study Group, the
"Community-Acquired Pneumonia due to Endemic Human Coronaviruses compared to 2019 Novel Coronavirus: A Review,"
The University of Louisville Journal of Respiratory Infections: Vol. 4
, Article 2.
Available at: https://ir.library.louisville.edu/jri/vol4/iss1/2