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Table 3 Common opportunistic infections in the study population at 3, 6 and 12 months after presentation to care

From: Late presentation to HIV/AIDS care at the Douala general hospital, Cameroon: its associated factors, and consequences

Infections 3 months 6 months 12 months
n/N % n/N % n/N %
Pulmonary tuberculosis 218/1046 20.8 64/213 30.1 36/144 25.0
Bacterial pneumonia 116/1044 11.1 25/213 11.7 23/143 16.1
Herpes zoster 169/1041 16.2 26/213 12.2 14/143 9.8
Skin Kaposi sarcoma 98/1042 9.4 16/213 7.5 13/143 9.1
Candidiasis 41/1045 3.9 11/213 5.2 13/143 9.1
Cryptococcal Meningo-encephalitis 49/1047 4.7 10/215 4.7 5/144 3.5
Cerebral toxoplasmosis 85/1051 8.1 10/213 4.7 11/144 7.6
Tuberculous meningitis 25/1047 2.4 8/213 3.8 6/137 4.2
HIV encephalitis 27/1047 2.6 1/213 0.50 7/143 4.9
Pulmonary aspergillosis 1/1044 0.10 0/213 0.00 0/143 0.00
Pulmonary Kaposi sarcoma 12/1044 1.2 13/213 6.1 9/143 6.3
Microsporidia 1/1043 0.10 1/213 0.50 1/143 0.70
Isosporidia 3/1043 0.30 2/213 1.0 2/143 1.4
Cryptosporidiosis 2/1043 0.20 0/213 0.00 2/143 1.40