Prevalence and Risk Factors of Trichomoniasis Among Women in Tabriz

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Davood Yadegarynia 1 , Farhad Abbasi 1 , * , Mehrdad Haghighi 1 , Soolmaz Korooni Fardkhani 1 , Sina Yadegarynia 1

1 Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University, M.C., Tehran, IR Iran

How to Cite: Yadegarynia D, Abbasi F, Haghighi M, Korooni Fardkhani S, Yadegarynia S. Prevalence and Risk Factors of Trichomoniasis Among Women in Tabriz, Arch Clin Infect Dis. Online ahead of Print ; 3(2):67-71.

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Archives of Clinical Infectious Diseases: 3 (2); 67-71
Article Type: Research Article

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Abstract

Background: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) pneumonia is one of the most important infections in immunocompromised host. Immunosuppressive therapy plays a major role in reactivation of CMV.

Patient: The patient was a 56-year old lady, known case of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), had been taking prednisolone and chlorambucil, who presented with dyspnea and productive cough. After bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), transbronchial lung biopsy (TBLB) and CT-guided biopsy, CMV pneumonia was diagnosed.

Conclusion: CMV should be suspected as a cause of pneumonia in immunocompromised patient and diagnosis may require invasive procedures.

Keywords

Cytomegalovirus, Pneumonia, Immunocompromised state

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