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Pneumocystis carinii infection and interstitial plasma cell pneumonia: what does history teach?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2678332     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pneumocystis carinii is a special organism that causes a variety of host reactions depending on the resistance and immune response. The disease was originally observed in premature and newborn infants, associated with interstitial plasma cell infiltrates, which lead to rapid suffocation of the infant. An understanding of all aspects of the disease and all its patterns is required in view of the worldwide epidemic of immune deficiency of various etiologies associated with the nearly ubiquitous infestation with Pneumocystis carinii.
Authors:
W Dutz
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in diagnostic pathology     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0740-2570     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin Diagn Pathol     Publication Date:  1989 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-11-09     Completed Date:  1989-11-09     Revised Date:  2007-05-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502262     Medline TA:  Semin Diagn Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  195-202     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Lainz Hospital, Vienna, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Humans
Pneumocystis / isolation & purification,  physiology
Pneumonia, Pneumocystis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  pathology

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