Therapeutic failure of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole in the treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

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OBJECTIVE To report a case of failure of treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) with trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX) in a patient with HIV infection, despite an adequate serum SMX concentration. CASE SUMMARY A 52-year-old white man was treated with TMP/SMX for PCP. After discharge he returned to the hospital with worsening of the PCP… (More)

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@article{AlTawfiq1999TherapeuticFO, title={Therapeutic failure of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole in the treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.}, author={J A Al-Tawfiq and Suellyn J Sorensen and Herbert E. Cushing}, journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy}, year={1999}, volume={33 4}, pages={413-5} }