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Pneumocystis n.

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran

in A Dictionary of Nursing

Seventh edition

Published in print May 2017 | ISBN: 9780198788454
Published online May 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191830358
Pneumocystis n.

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a genus of protozoans. P. jiroveci (formerly carinii) the cause of pneumonia in immunosuppressed patients, usually following intensive chemotherapy or in patients with AIDS. ...

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Subjects: Nursing

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