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Table 2 Laboratory tests for co-infection

From: Influenza A H5N1 and HIV co-infection: case report

Illness Day Specimen Test Result
4 blood culture negative after 5 days
4 sputum smear and Ziehl-Neelsen stain negative
   culture for bacteria and fungi Candida albicans
4 N/A Mantoux/PPD skin test negative
10 blood culture negative after 5 days
10 sputum culture for bacteria and fungi Candida albicans
13 blood culture negative after 5 days
14 tracheal aspirate smear for fungi positive
   smear and Ziehl-Neelsen stain negative
   culture for bacteria and fungi Candida albicans Aspergillus fumigatus