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Viral Co-infection in Community Acquired Pneumonia (CAP): A Cross Sectional Study

Meli Yusanti, Oea Khairsyaf, Irvan Medison Abstract Background : Viral is one of infectious organism in community acquired pneumonia (CAP), however it can’t be detected by conventional microbiological test. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test has ability to identify viral on naso-oropharingeal swab in patient with CAP. Methods : It is a prospective cross sectional study. […]

Pemeriksaan Real-time PCR dalam Diagnosis Pneumonia Pneumocystis

Rozaliyani A, Antariksa B, Sutoyo DK, Wahyuningsih R. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(3):150-5. Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is an important opportunistic infection in HIV-infected patients and other immune system disorders. Diagnosis of PCP remains a challenge because the clinical symptoms, routine laboratory and radiological examinations are not typical. The proven diagnosis must be performed by finding P. […]