Volume 12, Number 6—June 2006
Severe Community-acquired Pneumonia Due to Staphylococcus aureus, 2003–04 Influenza Season
|Outcome||No. (%), N = 17|
|Admitted to ICU†||13 (81)|
|Required intubation||8 (62)|
|Chest tube placement||6 (46)|
|Median length of stay (range)||13 days (1–108)|
|Median age, y||28 (2–53)|
|Symptom onset to death, median days (range)||7 (3–73)|
|Underlying disease||1/5 (20)‡|
*One patient died on arrival at the hospital.
†ICU, Intensive care unit.
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