Bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia: impact of HIV on clinical presentation and outcome.

@article{Feldman2007BacteraemicPP,
  title={Bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia: impact of HIV on clinical presentation and outcome.},
  author={Charles Feldman and Keith P. Klugman and Victor L. Yu and Ake Ortqvist and Christine C C Choiu and Maria Bernadete Fernandes Chedid and Jordi Rello and Marilyn M. Wagener},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2007},
  volume={55 2},
  pages={125-35}
}
OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to investigate the clinical and laboratory features, hospital course and outcome of patients with bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia, comparing HIV with non-HIV patients, as well as HIV patients from different parts of the world. METHODS This was a multicentre prospective observational study of consecutive adult cases with bacteraemic pneumococcal pneumonia in 10 countries on 6 continents. RESULTS A total of 768 cases were recruited, of which 200… CONTINUE READING

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