Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in a human immunodeficiency virus-uninfected patient with sickle cell crisis.

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Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) usually occurs in the setting of preexisting immunosuppression. We present a case of PCP that occurred in an HIV-negative woman with severe sickle cell disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E26-27
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 2000


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  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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