Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in immunocompromised host: Current status of epidemiological and clinical features

M. Scaglia, A. Malfitano, S. Gatti, D. Capelli

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Pneumocystic carinii is a typical 'opportunistic' protozoan infection in immunocompromised host. In this paper on the grounds of experimental and clinical data, the main features are described and views regarding epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy of the disease are reexamined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)265-279
Number of pages15
JournalMedecine Biologie Environment
Volume9
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1981

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Protozoan Infections
Epidemiology
Pneumocystis Pneumonia
Opportunistic Infections
Immunocompromised Host
Therapeutics

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in immunocompromised host : Current status of epidemiological and clinical features. / Scaglia, M.; Malfitano, A.; Gatti, S.; Capelli, D.

In: Medecine Biologie Environment, Vol. 9, No. 1, 1981, p. 265-279.

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