Pneumocystis carinii

Known as: carinii pneumocystis, Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. ratti, Pneumocystis carini 
The prototype species of PNEUMOCYSTIS infecting the laboratory rat. It was formerly called Pneumocystis carinii f. sp. carinii. Strains that infect… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Sulpha drugs are widely used for the treatment and long-term prophylaxis of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Failures of prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in AIDS patients do occur, but no evidence for… (More)
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The best understood special form of P. carinii, P. carinii formae specialis (f.sp.) carinii, appears to be haploid and contains… (More)
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1997
1997
The means by which humans acquire Pneumocystis carinii is not well understood. Whether it can be acquired from specific… (More)
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1995
1995
Genes encoding the TFIID TATA-box binding protein (TBP) from two probable species of rat Pneumocystis carinii (prototype and… (More)
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1993
1993
In a series of five experiments, we attempted to transmit Pneumocystis carinii from ferrets to SCID mice by intratracheal… (More)
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1993
1993
Homozygous mutant scid/scid (severe combined immunodeficiency) mice (referred to as scid mice) lack both specific humoral and… (More)
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1993
1993
Pneumocystis carinii attaches to alveolar epithelial cells during the development of pneumonia. Adhesive proteins found within… (More)
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1988
1988
Pneumocystis carinii is an important cause of pneumonitis in the immunosuppressed host. Little is known, however, about the… (More)
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1986
1986
Male Sprague-Dawley rats were immunosuppressed by subcutaneous injections of cortisone acetate for 8 weeks to induce Pneumocystis… (More)
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