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Clinical Case Report: A 39-Year-Old Man with Persistent Fever Status Post PCP

Clinical Case Report: A 39-Year-Old Man with Persistent Fever Status Post PCP Clinical Case Report A 39-Year-Old Man with Persistent Fever Status Post PCP By Michael S. Gottlieb, M.D. The white male executive who learned that he had HIV infection in 1986 when he tested positive at one of California's alternative (anonymous) testing centers. He had been in excellent health but took the test because of a past history of multiple sexual partners. He immediately sought medical care. His physical examination was remarkable only for generalized lymphadenopathy. In August 1989, his CD4 cell count was 412, CD4% 22, and CD4/CD8 ratio was 0.37. The HIV p24 antigen was not detected. Because of his wish to do anything possible to slow the pace of his HIV infection and arrest the decline of his T cells, he was offered the option to start zidovudine Report of a Case patient is a 39-year-old gay of fevers to 102° without other symptoms. On physical examination, he appeared well: height, 6'0" and weight 190 lbs. The physical exam was normal, with the exception of one cotton wool patch lateral to the right optic disc. A chest X-ray was normal. Blood cultures and serum cryptococcal antigen were negative. Bone marrow aspirate and biopsy were performed to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AIDS Patient Care Mary Ann Liebert

Clinical Case Report: A 39-Year-Old Man with Persistent Fever Status Post PCP

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 3 (6) – Dec 1, 1989

Clinical Case Report: A 39-Year-Old Man with Persistent Fever Status Post PCP

AIDS Patient Care , Volume 3 (6) – Dec 1, 1989

Abstract

Clinical Case Report A 39-Year-Old Man with Persistent Fever Status Post PCP By Michael S. Gottlieb, M.D. The white male executive who learned that he had HIV infection in 1986 when he tested positive at one of California's alternative (anonymous) testing centers. He had been in excellent health but took the test because of a past history of multiple sexual partners. He immediately sought medical care. His physical examination was remarkable only for generalized lymphadenopathy. In August 1989, his CD4 cell count was 412, CD4% 22, and CD4/CD8 ratio was 0.37. The HIV p24 antigen was not detected. Because of his wish to do anything possible to slow the pace of his HIV infection and arrest the decline of his T cells, he was offered the option to start zidovudine Report of a Case patient is a 39-year-old gay of fevers to 102° without other symptoms. On physical examination, he appeared well: height, 6'0" and weight 190 lbs. The physical exam was normal, with the exception of one cotton wool patch lateral to the right optic disc. A chest X-ray was normal. Blood cultures and serum cryptococcal antigen were negative. Bone marrow aspirate and biopsy were performed to

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Abstract

Clinical Case Report A 39-Year-Old Man with Persistent Fever Status Post PCP By Michael S. Gottlieb, M.D. The white male executive who learned that he had HIV infection in 1986 when he tested positive at one of California's alternative (anonymous) testing centers. He had been in excellent health but took the test because of a past history of multiple sexual partners. He immediately sought medical care. His physical examination was remarkable only for generalized lymphadenopathy. In August 1989, his CD4 cell count was 412, CD4% 22, and CD4/CD8 ratio was 0.37. The HIV p24 antigen was not detected. Because of his wish to do anything possible to slow the pace of his HIV infection and arrest the decline of his T cells, he was offered the option to start zidovudine Report of a Case patient is a 39-year-old gay of fevers to 102° without other symptoms. On physical examination, he appeared well: height, 6'0" and weight 190 lbs. The physical exam was normal, with the exception of one cotton wool patch lateral to the right optic disc. A chest X-ray was normal. Blood cultures and serum cryptococcal antigen were negative. Bone marrow aspirate and biopsy were performed to

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AIDS Patient CareMary Ann Liebert

Published: Dec 1, 1989

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