The important role of co-infections in patients with AIDS and progressive disseminated histoplasmosis (PDH)

A cohort from Colombia

Diego H. Caceres, Ángela M. Tobón, Ángela Restrepo, Tom Chiller, Beatriz L. Gómez

Resultado de la investigación: Contribución a RevistaArtículo

Resumen

A total of 23/45 (51%) patients with AIDS and histoplasmosis from Medellín, Colombia had other infections. Tuberculosis was the most common (n = 16/23, 70%). Pneumocystosis and cryptococcosis were found in three patients each (13%), bacterial infection and cytomegalovirus occurred each in two patients (9%) while toxoplasmosis, herpes virus and esophageal candidiasis were recorded in one patient each (4%). Of all co-infected patients, 18/23 (78%) had one, four (17%) had two and one (4%) had three additional opportunistic infections.

Idioma originalEnglish (US)
Páginas (desde-hasta)41-44
Número de páginas4
PublicaciónMedical Mycology Case Reports
Volumen19
DOI
EstadoPublished - mar 1 2018

Huella dactilar

Histoplasmosis
Colombia
Coinfection
Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Cryptococcosis
Pneumocystis Pneumonia
Candidiasis
Toxoplasmosis
Opportunistic Infections
Cytomegalovirus
Bacterial Infections
Tuberculosis
Viruses
Infection

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology
  • Infectious Diseases

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Resultado de la investigación: Contribución a RevistaArtículo

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