Published in AIDS Weekly, December 13th, 2004
"The prevalence of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), its clinical and radiological features and the outcome in 121 children aged 2-60 months presenting with severe pneumonia over a 2-month period at Mulago Hospital, Kampala are described," scientists writing in the journal Annals of Tropical Paediatrics report.
"Children presenting with severe pneumonia had sputum induction using 3% hypertonic saline. The sputum was stained using PCP monoclonal antibodies and viewed with fluorescent microscopy. Twenty children...
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