The Utility of Sputum Induction for Diagnosis of Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Immunocompromised Patients without Human Immunodeficiency Virus

LaRocque, Regina C.; Katz, Joel T.; Perruzzi, Priscilla; Baden, Lindsey R.
November 2003
Clinical Infectious Diseases;11/15/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p1380
Academic Journal
Focuses on sputum induction (SI) vis-a-vis Pneumocystis pneumonia in immunocompromised patients without HIV in the U.S. Application of SI among immunocompromised patients; Importance of the application of SI for diagnosis of Pneumocystis pneumonia; Comparison of the clinical study on the outcome of SI between immunocompromised patients with HIV and those without HIV.


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