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Comparison of sputum induction to bronchoal veolar lavage as collecting methods in the diagnosis of Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia (PCP) in Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2004)
Pneumocystis carinii pneumoni(PCP)is an opportunistic infection that occurs in immunosuppressed populations, especially patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus(HIV) infection. PCP occurs at some point in the ...
Outcome of HIV-infected and uninfected children with severe pneumonia admitted to pediatric wards at Mulago Hospital
(Makerere University, 2012)
Background: Pneumonia is the leading cause of death in children under 5 years worldwide and contributes the greatest proportion of the global burden of childhood diseases. In Uganda, pneumonia is one of the leading causes ...
Prevalence and factors associated with cryptococcal antigenemia among severely immunosuppressed HIV-infected adults in Uganda: a cross-sectional study
(Journal of the International AIDS Society, 2012-03-14)
Background: Cryptococcal infection is a common opportunistic infection among severely immunosuppressed HIV patients and is associated with high mortality. Positive cryptococcal antigenemia is an independent predictor of ...
Acceptance of routine counselling and testing for HIV among medical patients at Mulago Hospital casuality unit.
Introduction: HIV counseling and testing is an entry point to comprehensive HIVIAIDS prevention and care. In Uganda, VCT is available in ambulatory settings where clients present by self-selection. Routine Counseling and ...