TITLE

pneumocystis pneumonia

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p615
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "pneumocystis pneumonia" is presented. It refers to a lung infection caused by pneumocystis carinii. It is an opportunistic infection that is dangerous to people with impaired resistance to infection. Some of its symptoms are fever, dry cough and shortness of breath. The diagnosis and treatment of the disease are noted.
ACCESSION #
44000120

 

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