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Diabetes, pneumocystis, copd

Ahmet Özmen, Reşit Mıstık, Oktay Alver, Funda Coşkun, Ahmet Ursavaş, Esra Uzaslan
INTRODUCTION: Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) which is caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii is usually seen in the patients whose immune system is supressed. It is seriously seen an opportunist infection. In our study; totally 100 bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) and bronchial washing samples collected by pulmonary disease department. Which belong to the patients in the clinics, and out patient clinic of the bronchoscopy material were evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The BAL and bronchial washing were evaluated by the help of methenamine silver stain (Gomori/Grocott), toluidine blue O stain, Wright-Giemsa stain, immun fluorescent antibody (IFA) stain, nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...
2013: Tüberküloz Ve Toraks
B Jayaprakash, Vipin Varkey, K Anithakumari
BACKGROUND: A patient diagnosed to have pneumonia and put on empirical antibiotics but did not show the expected resolution is a common problem faced by the clinician. AIM OF STUDY: (1) To find out the etiology and clinical outcome of nonresolving pneumonia in a tertiary care centre, (2) To find out the co-morbid conditions associated with nonresolution. MATERIALS AND METHODS: 70 patients who did not show expected resolution after two weeks of adequate antibiotics were investigated systematically to find out the possible cause for non resolution and the associated co-morbid conditions...
February 2012: Journal of the Association of Physicians of India
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