Table 2 : Distribution of opportunistic infections among adults and children in each category.


Type of OI (n=2725) Adult
(No.of cases)
Adult (%) Pediatric
(No.of cases)
Pediatric (%) Total Prevalence
(Adult+Pediatric)
Total Prevalence
(Adult+Pediatric)

Tuberculosis 746 32.8 19 4.2 765 28.1
Candidiasis 485 21.3 27 6.0 512 18.8
Diarrhea 342 15.0 54 12.0 396 14.5
Pneumocystic carinii pneumonia (PCP) 26 1.1 5 1.1 31 1.1
Herpes zoster 95 4.2 8 1.8 103 3.8
Bacterial infections (Respiratory) 247 10.9 163 36.3 410 15.0
Cryptococcal meningitis 24 1.1 0 0.0 24 0.9
Toxoplasmosis 4 0.2 0 0.0 4 0.1
CMV retinitis 15 0.7 0 0.0 15 0.6
MAC 8 0.4 5 1.1 13 0.5
Bacterial infections (skin) 136 6.0 45 10.0 181 6.6
Herpes simplex 19 0.8 5 1.1 24 0.9
Malignancy 22 1.0 46 10.2 68 2.5
Others 107 4.7 72 16.0 179 6.6
Total 2276 83.5 449 16.5 2725 100

Dabla et al.Journal of Medical Disorders  2015 3:1DOI : 10.7243/2053-3659-3-1