Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010
Tropheryma whipplei in Patients with Pneumonia
|Specimen no.||Patient age, y/sex||Immunocompromised||Diagnosis||Type of pneumonia||Duration of MV, d||Duration of ICU stay, d||T. whipplei genotype||Outcome|
|5||39/M||Yes (chemotherapy)||Septic shock||CAP||7||10||New||Survived|
|209||74/M||Yes (corticosteroids)||Spinal cord injury||Aspiration||81||81||ND||Died|
*MV, mechanical ventilation; ICU, intensive care unit; CAP, community-acquired pneumonia; VAP, ventilator-associated pneumonia; ND, not determined.
†Based on 4 highly variable genomic sequences.
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