Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis following bone marrow transplantation.

  title={Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis following bone marrow transplantation.},
  author={I Z Tuan and David Dennison and Daniel J. Weisdorf},
  journal={Bone marrow transplantation},
  volume={10 3},
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis (PCP) can occur in immunocompromised hosts, especially AIDS and cancer patients. Although recent research has focused on PCP in AIDS patients, few studies have described the clinical presentation of PCP in recipients of bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Between 1976 and 1991, of 1454 BMT patients at the University of Minnesota, PCP was documented in only 19. Eighteen of these had not been receiving PCP prophylaxis. Patients presented with a brief period (2-10… CONTINUE READING


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