Empirical treatment without bronchoscopy for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

Miller, R F; Millar, A B; Weller, I V; Semple, S J
July 1989
Thorax;Jul1989, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p559
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