Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis diagnosis after re‐evaluation for chronic cough unresponsive to empirical antituberculosis therapy

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N Ndlovu
H Ghammo
M Tau
B Thomas
T Fathuse
C Ekpebegh
T Dubula

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This study extends the reports of PAP in SA, in this case a 29-year- old HIV-negative black African woman with no history of smoking. Patients with respiratory symptoms who are microbiologically negative for TB should be carefully evaluated for an alternative diagnosis.




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Ndlovu N, Ghammo H, Tau M, Thomas B, Fathuse T, Ekpebegh C, et al. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis diagnosis after re‐evaluation for chronic cough unresponsive to empirical antituberculosis therapy. Afr J Thoracic Crit Care Med [Internet]. 2023 Nov. 29 [cited 2024 Jun. 12];29(4):e1186. Available from: https://samajournals.co.za/index.php/ajtccm/article/view/1186
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Ndlovu N, Ghammo H, Tau M, Thomas B, Fathuse T, Ekpebegh C, et al. Pulmonary alveolar proteinosis diagnosis after re‐evaluation for chronic cough unresponsive to empirical antituberculosis therapy. Afr J Thoracic Crit Care Med [Internet]. 2023 Nov. 29 [cited 2024 Jun. 12];29(4):e1186. Available from: https://samajournals.co.za/index.php/ajtccm/article/view/1186

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