Volume 13, Number 2—February 2007
Pneumocystis Pneumonia in HIV-positive Adults, Malawi1
|Final diagnosis†||Clinical diagnosis‡||No. episodes||IF||PCR||Follow-up data|
|Confirmed PcP||PcP||1||–||–||Death after 2 wk of PcP treatment (IS not done due to respiratory distress)|
|Confirmed PcP||Bronchiectasies||1||Neg||Pos||Death 1 wk after IS|
|Confirmed PcP||Tuberculosis||1||Neg||Pos||Improvement but short follow-up (2 wk)|
|Pneumocystis colonization/pulmonary KS||Pulmonary KS||3§||Neg||Pos||Death 23 wk after first IS|
|Pneumocystis colonization/bacterial pneumonia||Bacterial pneumonia||2||Neg||Pos||Recovery|
|Pneumocystis colonization/unspecified respiratory illness||Unspecified respiratory illness||2||Neg||Pos||Recovery|
|Pneumocystis colonization/other diagnosis||Other diagnosis¶||1||Neg||Pos||Recovery|
|Unspecified respiratory illness||PcP||3||Neg||Neg||–|
|Bacterial pneumonia||Bacterial pneumonia||10||Neg||Neg||–|
|Unspecified respiratory illness||Unspecified respiratory illness||20||Neg||Neg||–|
|Unspecified respiratory illness||Unspecified respiratory illness||1||Neg||NA||Recovery (18 wk follow-up)|
|Other diagnoses¶||Other diagnoses¶||24||Neg||Neg||–|
|Other diagnosis¶||Other diagnosis¶||1||Neg||NA||Recovery (>1 y follow-up)|
*IF, immunofluorescence stain; pos, positive; neg, negative; IS, induced sputum procedure; KS, Kaposi sarcoma.
†Diagnosis based on clinical evidence, IF, and PCR from an IS sample, and follow-up after episode.
‡Diagnosis based on clinical evidence and IF from an IS sample.
§Three episodes occurring in 1 person.
¶Among other diagnoses were sepsis, bronchitis, emphysema, pulmonary KS, and bronchiectasis.
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