Frederico Palacia-Bedoya

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Pneumocystis pneumonia

Pneumocystis Pneumonia I. What every physician needs to know Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is associated with advanced HIV disease (CD4<200), malignancy, rheumatologic or inflammatory conditions, and other forms of immunosuppression. HIV-associated PCP is by the most common manifestation seen within the United States. For this article, the assumption is made that the patient is HIV-positive unless…

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