Aerosolized pentamidine: effect on diagnosis and presentation of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

@article{JulesElyse1990AerosolizedPE,
  title={Aerosolized pentamidine: effect on diagnosis and presentation of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.},
  author={Kethy M. Jules-Elys{\'e}e and Diane Elizabeth Stover and Muhammad B. Zaman and Edward M Bernard and Dorothy A. White},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={1990},
  volume={112 10},
  pages={750-7}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of previous aerosolized pentamidine therapy on diagnosis and presentation of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. DESIGN A retrospective study. SETTING A tertiary care hospital. PATIENTS Fifty-two consecutive patients with P. carinii pneumonia and underlying infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) who had bronchoscopy. Twenty-one patients who were on aerosolized pentamidine therapy served as the study group. Thirty-one patients who had not… CONTINUE READING
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