Table 3: Diagnoses resulting in the need for ICU admission among the patients included in this study.

DiagnosisNo.

PCP6
Pneumonia5
TB3
Neurological infection*2
Septic shock8
Neutropaenic sepsis#5
Malignancy4
GI bleed2
Pancreatitis2
Other§6

* Toxoplasmosis and Pneumococcal meningitis.
#All related to chemotherapy for malignancy; 4 patients had lymphoma and 1 had anal carcinoma.
Further 9 patients were admitted for another reason but with a background of malignancy.
§One patient with pneumothorax, 1 with liver failure, 1 with renal failure, 1 with status epilepticus, 1 with ulcerative colitis, and 1 with drug overdose.