Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 18th, 2001
"Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of pneumonia, bacteremia, and meningitis, especially among adults infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)," explained Dr. Stephen Gordon and colleagues at the University of Malawi and Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, and the Universities of Liverpool and Sheffield in the United Kingdom.
Gordon and coauthors ruled out alveolar macrophage (AM) dysfunction as a factor in HIV patients' heightened susceptibility...
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