Once–weekly administration of dapsone/pyrimethamine vs. Aerosolized pentamidine as combined prophylaxis for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and toxoplasmic encephalitis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients

Milos Opravil, Bernard Hirschel, Adriano Lazzarin, Alison Heald, Marc Pechére, Sigmund Rüttimann, Anne Iten, Jan Von Overbeck, Daniel Oertle, Gerard Praz, Dominique A. Vuitton, Franco Mainini, Ruedi Lüthy

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To evaluate combined prophylaxis for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and toxoplasmic encephalitis, 533 patients with symptomatic human immunodeficiency virus infection and/or CD4 lymphocyte counts of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)531-541
Number of pages11
JournalClinical Infectious Diseases
Volume20
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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Pentamidine
Pyrimethamine
Dapsone
Pneumocystis Pneumonia
Virus Diseases
Encephalitis
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
HIV

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  • Infectious Diseases
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Immunology

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Once–weekly administration of dapsone/pyrimethamine vs. Aerosolized pentamidine as combined prophylaxis for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and toxoplasmic encephalitis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. / Opravil, Milos; Hirschel, Bernard; Lazzarin, Adriano; Heald, Alison; Pechére, Marc; Rüttimann, Sigmund; Iten, Anne; Von Overbeck, Jan; Oertle, Daniel; Praz, Gerard; Vuitton, Dominique A.; Mainini, Franco; Lüthy, Ruedi.

In: Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vol. 20, No. 3, 1995, p. 531-541.

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Opravil, M, Hirschel, B, Lazzarin, A, Heald, A, Pechére, M, Rüttimann, S, Iten, A, Von Overbeck, J, Oertle, D, Praz, G, Vuitton, DA, Mainini, F & Lüthy, R 1995, 'Once–weekly administration of dapsone/pyrimethamine vs. Aerosolized pentamidine as combined prophylaxis for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and toxoplasmic encephalitis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients', Clinical Infectious Diseases, vol. 20, no. 3, pp. 531-541. https://doi.org/10.1093/clinids/20.3.531
Opravil, Milos ; Hirschel, Bernard ; Lazzarin, Adriano ; Heald, Alison ; Pechére, Marc ; Rüttimann, Sigmund ; Iten, Anne ; Von Overbeck, Jan ; Oertle, Daniel ; Praz, Gerard ; Vuitton, Dominique A. ; Mainini, Franco ; Lüthy, Ruedi. / Once–weekly administration of dapsone/pyrimethamine vs. Aerosolized pentamidine as combined prophylaxis for pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and toxoplasmic encephalitis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients. In: Clinical Infectious Diseases. 1995 ; Vol. 20, No. 3. pp. 531-541.
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