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Fig. 3 | BMC Infectious Diseases

Fig. 3

From: Burden of pneumocystis pneumonia in HIV-infected adults in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Fig. 3

Forest plots of proportion of patients with PCP by clinical setting, mortality and time period (a) and by diagnostic method (b). PM post mortem, resp respiratory BAL bronchoalveolar lavage, PCR polymerase chain reaction, Exp expectorated, Ind induced. Heterogeneity: A: Clinical Setting, p < 0.1; I2 = 99.4 %; Mortality, p = 0.83; I2 = 0.0 %; Time Period, p < 0.1; I2 = 91.8 %. B: BAL, p = 0.62; I2 = 0.0 %; expectorated sputum, p = 0.51; I2 = 0.0 %; induced sputum, p < 0.1; I2 = 71.9 %

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