Immunomodulatory therapy in Crohn's disease as a cause of Cryptococcus neoformans pneumonia

Hrnicek, Matthew J; Young, Renee L
September 2003
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Sep2003 Supplement, Vol. 98, pS162
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "Immunomodulatory Therapy in Crohn's Disease as a Cause of Cryptococcus Neoformans Pneumonia," by Matthew J. Hrnicek and Renee L. Young is presented.


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