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International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies
ISSN: 2028-9324     CODEN: IJIABO     OCLC Number: 828807274     ZDB-ID: 2703985-7
 
 
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Sphingomonas and Pneumocystis jirovecii opportunistic infection in HIV–TB infected child: A case report from Western Maharashtra


Volume 11, Issue 4, June 2015, Pages 942–946

 Sphingomonas and Pneumocystis jirovecii opportunistic infection in HIV–TB infected child: A case report from Western Maharashtra

K. Ostwal1, A. Jadhav2, R. Lalngaihzuali3, P. Shah4, and N. Shaikh5

1 Department of Microbiology, Dr. V.M Government Medical College Solapur (Maharashtra), India
2 Department of Microbiology, Dr. V.M Government Medical College Solapur (Maharashtra), India
3 Department of Microbiology, Dr. V.M Government Medical College Solapur (Maharashtra), India
4 Department of Microbiology, Dr. V.M Government Medical College Solapur (Maharashtra), India
5 Department of Microbiology, Dr. V.M Government Medical College Solapur (Maharashtra), India

Original language: English

Received 10 April 2015

Copyright © 2015 ISSR Journals. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract


The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection leading to Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) causes progressive decline in immunological response in people living with HIV/AIDS making them susceptible to a variety of and opportunistic infections which are responsible for morbidity and mortality.
HIV patients are at high risk of opportunistic infection(OI).Among them Tuberculosis is common, Pnemocystis jirovecii pneumonia (PJP) is common with low CD4 count. Here we are describing a case of HIV-1 positive patient having low CD4 count. With multiple OI, it include PJP, Pulmonary tuberculosis and secondary bacterial pneumonia with Sphingomonas paucimobilis.


Author Keywords: HIV, Pnemocystis jirovecii pneumonia, Sphingomonas paucimobilis, Tuberculosis.


How to Cite this Article


K. Ostwal, A. Jadhav, R. Lalngaihzuali, P. Shah, and N. Shaikh, “Sphingomonas and Pneumocystis jirovecii opportunistic infection in HIV–TB infected child: A case report from Western Maharashtra,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 942–946, June 2015.