TITLE

Rapid test for AIDS pneumonia found

AUTHOR(S)
Tickell, Oliver
PUB. DATE
June 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;6/15/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1773, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that a team of British researchers announced the development of a new test for the fungus responsible for the pneumonia that kills 70 percent of AIDS patients. Use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR); `Pneumocystis carnii'; PCP; Current diagnosis of PCP; Use of toxic drugs such as Pentamidine to treat PCP.
ACCESSION #
9107222054

 

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