Prognostic factors influencing the outcome in pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in patients with AIDS

Fernandez, P; Torres, A; Miro, J M; Vieigas, C; Mallolas, J; Zamora, L; Gatell, J M; Valls, M E; Riquelme, R; Rodríguez-Roisin, R
June 1995
Thorax;Jun1995, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p668
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