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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… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
We review Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in patients in the developing world (i.e., Africa, Asia, the Philippines, and… Expand
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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… Expand
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Background:Failures of prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in AIDS patients do occur, but no evidence for… Expand
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The identification of a region of sequence variability among individual isolates of Bacillus anthracis as well as the two closely… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In a series of five experiments, we attempted to transmit Pneumocystis carinii from ferrets to SCID mice by intratracheal… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Recent studies suggest that TNF-alpha plays a central role in host defenses during Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. To determine… Expand
Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Pneumocystis carinii specific DNA sequences have been cloned from the experimental rat model. The sequence of the gene coding for… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Pneumocystis carinii is an important cause of pneumonitis in the immunosuppressed host. Little is known, however, about the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia was produced in two groups of rats by the administration of corticosteroids, a low-protein (8… Expand
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
The role of protein-calorie malnutrition inPneumocystis cariniipneumonitis was explored with comparative studies in man and… Expand