Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients without AIDS, 1980 through 1993. An analysis of 78 cases.

  title={Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients without AIDS, 1980 through 1993. An analysis of 78 cases.},
  author={S. Arend and F. Kroon and J. V. van't Wout},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={155 22},
  • S. Arend, F. Kroon, J. V. van't Wout
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Archives of internal medicine
  • BACKGROUND Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) occurs in immunocompromised patients without the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). There has been an increasing yearly number of cases of PCP in our patients without AIDS. OBJECTIVE To determine the nature of the underlying disorder and previous immunosuppressive treatment in patients with PCP without AIDS. METHOD A study of the charts of 78 such patients admitted to our hospital from 1980 through 1993. RESULTS The number of PCP… CONTINUE READING
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