Pneumocystis jirovecii in the air surrounding patients with Pneumocystis pulmonary colonization.

Abstract

In this study, Pneumocystis jirovecii was detected and characterized in the air surrounding patients with Pneumocystis pulmonary colonization. Air samples were collected in the rooms of 10 colonized patients using Coriolis® μ air sampler at 1m and 5m from the patient's head. P. jirovecii DNA was amplified and genotyped in pulmonary and air samples at the… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2015.01.004

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