Pneumocystis carinii in children with severe pneumonia at Mulago Hospital, Uganda.

Abstract

The prevalence of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), its clinical and radiological features and the outcome in 121 children aged 2-60 months presenting with severe pneumonia over a 2-month period at Mulago Hospital, Kampala are described. Children presenting with severe pneumonia had sputum induction using 3% hypertonic saline. The sputum was stained… (More)

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