Bacterial infections in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Clinicopathologic correlations in a series of autopsy cases.

@article{Nichols1989BacterialII,
  title={Bacterial infections in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Clinicopathologic correlations in a series of autopsy cases.},
  author={L P Nichols and K{\'a}roly Balogh and Mark Silverman},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={1989},
  volume={92 6},
  pages={787-90}
}
In a group of 46 adult patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) who came to autopsy in 1983-1987, the authors found that 38 (83%) had bacterial (nonmycobacterial) infections some time during the course of their illness, compared with 34 (74%) who had parasitic infections, 31 (67%) who had viral infections, 28 (61%) who had fungal infections, and 12 (26%) who had mycobacterial infections. Twenty-five of these patients (54%) had Staphylococcus aureus infections, compared with 7 (15… CONTINUE READING