• An 8-month-old infant with severe pneumonia and massive pleural effusions was found to have concurrent infections due to Staphylococcus aureus and influenza A virus. This was proved by the isolation of both agents from the pleural fluid. We believe this is the first case of isolation of an influenza virus from pleural effusions.
(Am J Dis Child 130:1005-1006, 1976)
Mausbach TW, Cho CT. Pneumonia and Pleural EffusionAssociation With Influenza A Virus and Staphylococcus aureus. Am J Dis Child. 1976;130(9):1005–1006. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1976.02120100095016
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