"Pneumocystis Infections" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Infections with species in the genus PNEUMOCYSTIS, a fungus causing interstitial plasma cell pneumonia (PNEUMONIA, PNEUMOCYSTIS) and other infections in humans and other MAMMALS. Immunocompromised patients, especially those with AIDS, are particularly susceptible to these infections. Extrapulmonary sites are rare but seen occasionally.
- Pneumocystis Infections
- Infection, Pneumocystis
- Infections, Pneumocystis
- Pneumocystis Infection
- Pneumocystis carinii Infections
- Pneumocystis carinii Infection
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