Bacterial infections in adult patients with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related complex.

@article{Witt1987BacterialII,
  title={Bacterial infections in adult patients with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related complex.},
  author={David J. Witt and Donald E. Craven and W R Mccabe},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={82 5},
  pages={900-6}
}
Sixty-four episodes of bacterial infection were identified over a 44-month period in 16 of 28 patients with the acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and 14 of 31 patients with AIDS-related complex. Nineteen of the 30 infected patients were parenteral drug abusers, 10 were from Caribbean Islands and had no identified risk factor, and one was a homosexual male. Fourteen patients had 21 episodes of community-acquired pneumonia: Streptococcus pneumoniae (10), Haemophilus influenzae (three… CONTINUE READING
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