Dissident AIDS Database
|Drug smoking, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, and immunosuppression increase risk of bacterial pneumonia in human immunodeficiency virus-seropositive injection drug users.|| ||Caiaffa WT, Vlahov D, Graham NM, Astemborski J, Solomon L, Nelson KE, Munoz A.
| ||"To examine the risk factors for the first episode of bacterial pneumonia among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-seropositive injection drug users (IDUs), medical record review was performed on IDUs participating in a cohort study from January 1988 to June 30, 1992. HIV-seropositive IDUs with a first episode of bacterial pneumonia (n = 40) were matched with up to five HIV-seropositive control subjects without bacterial pneumonia (n = 197) by date of entry (+/- 3 mo) and length of follow-up... In univariate analyses, ... smoking illicit drugs (marijuana, cocaine, or crack) were associated with bacterial pneumonia..."|
| ||Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1994 Dec;150(6 Pt 1):1493-8||1994|
|Pulmonary hispathology in cocaine abusers|| ||Bailey ME et al
| ||Hispatologic findings in the lungs of 52 cocaine abusers include 38% of interstitial pneumonitis|
| ||Human Pathol 25(2) : 203-7, 1994||1994|