Widespread colonization of the lung by Tropheryma whipplei in HIV infection.

  title={Widespread colonization of the lung by Tropheryma whipplei in HIV infection.},
  author={Catherine Lozupone and Adela Cota-Gomez and Brent E. Palmer and Derek J. Linderman and Emily S. Charlson and Erica Sodergren and Makedonka Dautova Mitreva and Sahar Abubucker and John Martin and Guohui Yao and Thomas B. Campbell and S Cisneros Flores and Gail Ackerman and Jesse I. Stombaugh and Luke K. Ursell and James M. Beck and Jeffrey L Curtis and Vincent B Young and Susan V. Lynch and Laurence Huang and George Weinstock and Kenneth Steven Knox and Homer L Twigg and Alison M Morris and Elodie Ghedin and Frederic D. Bushman and Ronald G. Collman and Rob Knight and Andrew P Fontenot},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  volume={187 10},
RATIONALE Lung infections caused by opportunistic or virulent pathogens are a principal cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV infection. It is unknown whether HIV infection leads to changes in basal lung microflora, which may contribute to chronic pulmonary complications that increasingly are being recognized in individuals infected with HIV. OBJECTIVES To determine whether the immunodeficiency associated with HIV infection resulted in alteration of the lung microbiota. METHODS We used… CONTINUE READING
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