S C Hiep-van Casteren

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We prospectively studied 156 patients with a diagnosis of community-acquired pneumonia requiring admission. Several respiratory specimens were obtained for the detection of Chlamydia pneumoniae by cell culture and PCR. Three serum samples were obtained from each patient. Serological diagnosis of a C. pneumoniae infection was determined by the(More)
Aortobronchial fistula (ABF) is a rare but highly lethal condition. Four patients with ABF, 10-25 years after surgical repair of a congenital cardiovascular abnormality are reported. All patients presented with haemoptysis. Computed tomographic (CT) scan and aortography were inconclusive in two, diagnostic in one and not performed in another. Three patients(More)
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