Table 3

Pathogens which are more common as a cause of community acquired pneumonia in certain geographical regions

PathogenGeographical areaReferences
Legionella sppCountries bordering the Mediterranean Sea27[II], 378[II]
Coxiella burnetiiNorth-west Spain389[II]
Coxiella burnetiiCanada390[II]
Klebsiella pneumoniaeSouth Africa391[II], 392[II]
Burkholderia pseudomalleiSouth-east Asia and northern Australia93[II], 393[II], 394[II], 395[II]
Gram-negative enteric bacilliItaly379[II]
Mycobacterium tuberculosisNon-industrialised countries93[II], 94[II]