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Malawi Medical Journal
College of Medicine, University of Malawi and Medical Association of Malawi
ISSN: 1995-7262
Vol. 19, No. 2, 2007, pp. 88
Bioline Code: mm07020
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Malawi Medical Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2007, pp. 88

 en Ward round: Chronic respiratory symptoms with no response to tuberculosis treatment in a 35 year old HIV positive man
Jones, AG; Molyneux, M & Bates, J


A 35 year old HIV positive non smoker presented to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH), Blantyre, in October 2006 with the following history:
-one year of productive cough
-HIV test positive January 2006
-smear negative pulmonary TB treatment from January to September 2006 with no improvement in symptoms despite good self-reported compliance
-An admission to QECH in May 2006 with a diagnosis of pneumonia when a repeat chest Xray was performed
-Antiretroviral therapy (Trioimmune 30®) since June 2006
-for the past 4 months, intermittent fevers and gradually worsening shortness of breath

Chronic respiratory

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