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Coexisting Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, cytomegalovirus pneumonitis and salmonellosis in systemic lupus erythematosus.
  1. K H Leong,
  2. M L Boey,
  3. P H Feng
  1. Medical Unit IV, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore.


    Infection with opportunistic organisms, either singly or in combination, is known to occur in immunocompromised patients. A patient with systemic lupus erythematosus who developed Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, cytomegalovirus pneumonitis, and salmonellosis is reported. She responded to early treatment with intravenous trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole (20 mg/kg).

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