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Table 2 Diagnoses of 135 HIV-infected patients admitted to ICU

From: Admissions to intensive care unit of HIV-infected patients in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: etiology and prognostic factors

Admission diagnosis Number (%) of admissions
Respiratory failure 60 (44.4)
   Interstitial pneumonitis with ground glass opacity 51 (37.8)
   Pneumocystosis 11 (8.1)
   CMV (pathology-proven) 9 (6.7)
   Interstitial pneumonitis of unknown etiology 35 (25.9)
   Others 11 (8.1)
Sepsis (including bacteria pneumonia) 45 (33.3)
Neurological disease 16 (11.9)
Postoperative care 5 (3.7)
Trauma 3 (2.2)
Metabolic disturbance 2 (1.5)
Cardiac disease 2 (1.5)
Gastrointestinal bleeding 2 (1.5)
Drug overdose 1 (0.7)
Miscellaneous 3 (2.2)
  1. CMV, cytomegalovirus.