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Pneumocystis Infections

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.
Also Known As:
Pneumocystis carinii Infections; Infection, Pneumocystis; Infections, Pneumocystis; Pneumocystis Infection; Pneumocystis carinii Infection
Networked: 199 relevant articles (16 outcomes, 11 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
2. Infection
3. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis)
4. Neutropenia
5. Inflammation

Experts

1. Shellito, Judd E: 7 articles (01/2013 - 09/2002)
2. Kolls, Jay K: 6 articles (05/2015 - 09/2002)
3. Durant, Pamela J: 5 articles (01/2013 - 01/2006)
4. Lee, Chao-Hung: 5 articles (01/2013 - 01/2006)
5. Zheng, Mingquan: 4 articles (06/2014 - 09/2002)
6. Lasbury, Mark E: 4 articles (01/2010 - 01/2006)
7. Kovacs, Joseph A: 3 articles (09/2015 - 05/2003)
8. Liao, Chung-Ping: 3 articles (01/2010 - 01/2006)
9. Harmsen, Allen G: 3 articles (05/2007 - 01/2003)
10. Steele, Chad: 3 articles (12/2005 - 09/2002)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Pneumocystis Infections:
1. SulfamethoxazoleFDA LinkGeneric
2. Trimethoprim-Sulfamethoxazole Combination (Co-Trimoxazole)FDA LinkGeneric
3. Trimethoprim (Proloprim)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Thymidine Monophosphate (TMP)IBA
5. RoxithromycinIBA
6. Zidovudine (Retrovir)FDA LinkGeneric
7. PrimaquineFDA Link
8. Clindamycin (Cleocin)FDA LinkGeneric
9. Pentamidine (NebuPent)FDA LinkGeneric
10. AntigensIBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
2. Transplants (Transplant)
3. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
4. Heart-Lung Transplantation
5. Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)