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Disease Pneumocystis Infections

Name Pneumocystis Infections
Synonyms Infection, Pneumocystis | Infections, Pneumocystis | Pneumocystis carinii Infection | Pneumocystis carinii Infections | Pneumocystis Infection
Definition 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.
Categories Bacterial infection or mycosis
MeSH® ID D016720

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DiseasesBacterial Infections and Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Mycoses Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Pneumocystis Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Pneumocystis Infections Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Pneumonia, Pneumocystis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes