Pneumocystis carinii: a review.

Abstract

Pneumocystis carinii has been increasingly recognized as an important cause of opportunistic infection in immune-deficient hosts. The prevalence of pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in Africa used to be neglected and underestimated due to difficult methods of isolating the infection. In this review, the authors discuss the nature of the parasite, and methods of… (More)

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