Clinical characteristics of Pneumocystis pneumonia in non-HIV patients and prognostic factors including microbiological genotypes

@inproceedings{Matsumura2011ClinicalCO,
  title={Clinical characteristics of Pneumocystis pneumonia in non-HIV patients and prognostic factors including microbiological genotypes},
  author={Yasufumi Matsumura and Yuichiro Shindo and Yoshitsugu Iinuma and Masaki Yamamoto and Michinori Shirano and Aki Matsushima and Miki Nagao and Yutaka Ito and Shunji Takakura and Yoshinori Hasegawa and Satoshi Ichiyama},
  booktitle={BMC infectious diseases},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND The number of patients with non-HIV Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is increasing with widespread immunosuppressive treatment. We investigated the clinical characteristics of non-HIV PCP and its association with microbiological genotypes. METHODS Between January 2005 and March 2010, all patients in 2 university hospitals who had been diagnosed with PCP by PCR were enrolled in this study. Retrospective chart review of patients, microbiological genotypes, and association with 30-day… CONTINUE READING
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