cytomegalovirus pneumonia

cytomegalovirus pneumonia

A viral pneumonia characterised by fever, non-productive cough, shortness of breath and association with Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia, especially in patients with AIDS or who are otherwise immunocompromised (e.g., following bone marrow transplantation). Hypoxia, if extreme, may be fatal.

cytomegalovirus pneumonia

Pulmonology A viral pneumonia characterized by fever, non-productive cough, SOB and association with PCP, especially in AIDS; hypoxia, if extreme, may be fatal. See Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
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Rapid detection of Cytomegalovirus pneumonia from lung lavage cells.
Clinical features and outcomes of HIV-related cytomegalovirus pneumonia. Aids., 1997; 11(3): 319-24.
In 3 patients, other organs infected with CMV (one case of cytomegalovirus pneumonia, one case of cytomegalovirus colitis, and one case of ophthalmic CMV).
Petrosillo, "Cytomegalovirus pneumonia in immunocompetent host: Case report and literature review," Journal of Clinical Virology, vol.
The diagnosis of cytomegalovirus pneumonia was confirmed by positive testfor serum cytomegalovirus IgM antibodies.Oneday after admission, haemoptysis developed and patient with hemoptysis who had shortness of breath was intubated.
Multivariate analysis of the risk factors of cytomegalovirus pneumonia after renal transplantation.
Cytomegalovirus pneumonia, frequently happen to immunocompromised patients, shows imaging of cloud and mist effusion in two lungs.
Diagnosing and treating cytomegalovirus pneumonia in patients with AIDS.
Retired sales assistant Irene, from Ketley in Shropshire, was admitted to the Intensive Care Unit at the QE Hospital on July 25 with Cytomegalovirus pneumonia, following a single lung transplant in September 2013.
Pathogenesis of cytomegalovirus pneumonia in immunocompromised hosts.
In immunocompromised patients infection with pneumocystis jiroveci, cytomegalovirus pneumonia or mycoplasma pneumonia may be assessed on CT as GGO sparing the cortex and predominantly affecting the upper region.