Valliappan Muthu

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Aspergillus fumigatus is a ubiquitous fungus responsible for a variety of pulmonary diseases, ranging from infection of a pre-existing cavity as in aspergilloma to highly invasive disease in immunocompromised hosts. Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) is a hypersensitivity response mounted against antigens of A. fumigatus manifesting as poorly(More)
OBJECTIVE Whether tuberculosis-related acute respiratory distress syndrome is associated with worse outcomes when compared with acute respiratory distress syndrome secondary to other causes remains unknown. Herein, we compare the outcomes between the two groups. DESIGN Retrospective analysis of all subjects admitted with acute respiratory distress(More)