Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonitis in Vietnamese Infant in U.s.

Abstract

An infectious disease sequela of the Vietnamese war of epidemiological significance is reported.A Vietnamese premature female infant, cared for in an orphanage in Saigon, was adopted by an American family at age 2 ½ mos. Physical exam and chest x-ray on arrival in N.Y. were normal. At 3 ½ mos. respiratory distress developed, treated for 3 wks… (More)
DOI: 10.1203/00006450-197404000-00502

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