Table 2

Pathogens implicated in pneumonia during pregnancy: from four studies (n=161)12–15

Pathogen No (%)
Streptococcus pneumoniae 28  (17%)
Haemophilus influenzae 9 (5.5%)
Mycoplasma pneumoniae 5 (3%)
Legionella sp2 (1.2%)
Staphylococcus aureus 2 (1.2%)
Influenza A virus2 (1.2%)
Others14 (9%)
Unknown99 (61%)