Tropical respiratory medicine. 1. Pulmonary infections in the tropics: impact of HIV infection.

@article{Daley1994TropicalRM,
  title={Tropical respiratory medicine. 1. Pulmonary infections in the tropics: impact of HIV infection.},
  author={Charles L. Daley},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1994},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={370-8}
}
Infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis is so common in tropical areas that the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates more than 75% of the 8-10 million new cases of tuberculosis (TB) annually occur therein. Infection with HIV is also common in the tropics; the WHO estimated in 1992 that 9-11 million adults were infected with HIV, mostly in developing countries. This tropical overlap of HIV infection and pulmonary pathogens makes pulmonary infections a common manifestation of HIV infection… CONTINUE READING
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