Author | Subhra Banerjee, MD


Serratia marcescens Pneumonia in an HIV-Infected Patient

August 01, 2008

For 3 days, a 45-year-old woman with HIV infection who was noncompliant with her antiretroviral medications had cough, yellowish sputum, fever, and dyspnea. She denied hemoptysis, weight loss, or recent hospitalization. She had a long history of heavy smoking and alcohol and intravenous drug abuse.