Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients
AbstractPneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is well known and described in AIDS patients. Due to the increasing use of cytotoxic and immunosuppressive therapies, the incidence of this infection has dramatically increased in the last years in patients with other predisposing immunodeficiencies and remains an important cause of morbidity and mortality in solid-organ transplant (SOT) recipients. PCP in HIV-negative patients, such as SOT patients, harbors some specificity compared to AIDS patients, which could change the medical management of these patients. This article summarizes the current knowledge on the epidemiology, risk factors, clinical manifestations, diagnoses, prevention, and treatment of Pneumocystis pneumonia in solid-organ transplant recipients, with a particular focus on the changes caused by the use of post-transplantation prophylaxis. View Full-Text
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Iriart, X.; Bouar, M.L.; Kamar, N.; Berry, A. Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients. J. Fungi 2015, 1, 293-331.
Iriart X, Bouar ML, Kamar N, Berry A. Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients. Journal of Fungi. 2015; 1(3):293-331.Chicago/Turabian Style
Iriart, Xavier; Bouar, Marine L.; Kamar, Nassim; Berry, Antoine. 2015. "Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Solid-Organ Transplant Recipients." J. Fungi 1, no. 3: 293-331.