Virology

Febrile illness has a broad differential diagnosis, particularly among persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Infectious complications of immunodeficiency must always be high on this differential, but clinicians must also consider HIV-associated malignancies as an explanation for fever in this population. We present the case of a 48-year-old man with...
(Vol 11 p 34-36, Critical Care; Infection and Immunity; Oncology; Virology: 6 April 2011)
We describe a case of varicella pneumonitis in an elderly Bangladeshi man. As seroconversion may occur at a later age in this population, early admission and the use of intravenous (i.v) aciclovir should be considered in all adult immigrants presenting with respiratory symptoms and a history of chickenpox exposure.
(Vol 1 p 3-4, Virology: February 2001)

Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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