Susceptibility of various animals to Pneumocystis carinii infection.

@article{Hong1992SusceptibilityOV,
  title={Susceptibility of various animals to Pneumocystis carinii infection.},
  author={Sung Tae Hong and Kyung Hwa Park and Soon Hyung Lee},
  journal={Kisaengch'unghak chapchi. The Korean journal of parasitology},
  year={1992},
  volume={30 4},
  pages={
          277-81
        }
}
Pneumocystis carinii (Pc) is an important opportunistic pathogen of immune compromised hosts, and is known to infect various animals. The present study observed the infection status of 6 mammals and 3 strains of albino rats with Pc after suppression of their immunity. Methyl-prednisolone was injected once a week and tetracycline was supplied with water for 5 to 21 weeks. Hamsters, guinea pigs, rabbits, dogs, cats and pigs were negative by impression smear, and only the rats were found infected… CONTINUE READING
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