TITLE

Managing HIV-associated Pulmonary Disease in Resource Limited Settings: What Needs to be done to improve diagnosis

AUTHOR(S)
Mwaba, Peter; Kachimba, John S.
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
Medical Journal of Zambia;2014, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses reports about managing HIV-associated pulmonary disease such as the aetiology and presentation of pulmonary disease in patients infected with HIV.
ACCESSION #
111192552

 

Related Articles

  • Advanced HIV disease associated with decline in lung function.  // Infectious Disease News;Apr2012, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p32 

    The article reports on the findings by researchers led by Doctor Michael Drummond from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, that patients with advanced and uncontrolled HIV had a more rapid decline in lung function when compared with patients without HIV.

  • Study of pulmonary involvement in HIVseropositive patients. Nair, Girija; Deshmukh, Hafiz; Jayalakshmi, T. K.; Uppe, Abhay; Modi, Kavita // BMC Infectious Diseases;2012 Supplement, Vol. 12 Issue Supplment 1, p1 

    The article presents a study on the pulmonary risks involved in HIV-seropositive patients in India. The author investigates the exposure of HIV patients to pulmonary tuberculosis secondary to HIV infection. They state that such conditions may be a major cause of morbidity and mortality among...

  • Combining TB and HIV treatment to save lives.  // WHO Drug Information;2004, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p293 

    Reports on the combination of TB and HIV interventions in saving the lives of HIV infected people. Significance of joint TB and HIV treatment; Effectiveness of the combined TB and HIV interventions; Prognosis of people given with combined TB and HIV treatment that people with single treatment only.

  • Multidrug-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in HIV-infected persons, Peru. Campos, Pablo E.; Suarez, Pedro G.; Sanchez, Jorge; Zavala, David; Arevalo, Jorge; Ticona, Eduardo; Nolan, Charles M.; Hooton, Thomas M.; Holmes, King K. // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Dec2003, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p1571 

    During 1999 to 2000, we identified HIV-infected persons with new episodes of tuberculosis (TB) at 10 hospitals in Lima, Peru, and a random sample of other Lima residents with TB. Multidrug-resistant (MDR)-TB was documented in 35 (43%) of 81 HIV-positive patients and 38 (3.9%) of 965 patients...

  • IFN-Ï’ response on T-cell based analysis in HIV-infected patients for detection of tuberculosis infection. Latorre, Irene; Martínez-Lacasa, Xavier; Font, Roser; Lacoma, Alicia; Puig, Jordi; Tural, Cristina; Lite, Josep; Prat, Cristina; Cuchi, Eva; Ausina, Vicente; Domínguez, Jose // BMC Infectious Diseases;2010, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p348 

    Background: Individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk of progression to active tuberculosis following Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. The objective of the study was to determine IFN-γ responses for the detection of latent tuberculosis infection...

  • Tonsillar Tuberculosis and HIV Coinfection. Duijnstee, Mark L. G.; Van den Berg, Rob G. // Journal of Otolaryngology;Jun2006, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p205 

    Presents a medical case of a 35-year-old HIV-positive man with tonsillar tuberculosis. Medical examinations done to the patient; Explanation on HIV-related tuberculosis; Information on the clinical differential diagnosis of tonsil enlargement with ulcerations and white patches on a red surface.

  • Isolated Pulmonary Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: Case Reports and Literature Review. Salama, Carlos; Policar, Maurice; Venkataraman, Mythili // Clinical Infectious Diseases;8/1/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 3, pe35 

    Reports on four cases of isolated pulmonary Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) infection. Review of previously reported cases in HIV literature; Belief that three of the patients have had an immune reconstitution syndrome as a cause of MAC infection; Endobronchial lesions and granuloma formation...

  • Clinical and Therapeutic Management of Pulmonary Mycobacterium xenopi Infection in HIV-Positive Patients.  // Clinical Infectious Diseases;6/1/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p1644 

    This article focuses on the limitations of the study on Clinical and therapeutic management of pulmonary mycobacterium xenopi infection in HIV-Positive patients. Researchers agree that the presenting respiratory symptoms are most likely to be attributable to the coexisting pulmonary disease and...

  • Moderate to severe malnutrition in patients with tuberculosis is a risk factor associated with early death Zachariah, R.; Spielmann, M.P.; Harries, A.D.; Salaniponi, F.M.L. // Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene;May2002, Vol. 96 Issue 3, p291 

    A study was conducted in new patients registered with tuberculosis (TB) in a rural district of Malawi to determine (i) the prevalence of malnutrition on admission and (ii) the association between malnutrition and early mortality (defined as death within the first 4 weeks of treatment). There...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics