Evolving health effects of Pneumocystis: one hundred years of progress in diagnosis and treatment.

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2009 marks the 100th anniversary of the first description of Pneumocystis, an organism that was ignored for much of its first 50 years but that has subsequently been recognized as an important pathogen of immunocompromised patients, especially patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). We present a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/jama.2009.880

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