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Lungs the most common cause of pneumonia

Hi all:

In which situation, we can say S. pneumoniae is not the most common cause

of pneumonia? I list two here, but please correct me if i am wrong.

1.) in children less than 5 years-old

2.) hospital-acquired ( I doubt here, though in hospital-acquired pneumonia there is increased risk of gram negative bacteria pneumonia, but the most common cause is still Strep. Peumoniae, right?)

Please add more or correct me if i am wrong, thank you!
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