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Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in HIV-negative immunocompromised adults.
 Gerrard JG.
  "To identify patient populations at risk of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and assess the potential role of chemoprophylaxis... Review of cases of PCP among patients admitted to a tertiary referral hospital in Sydney between January 1990 and April 1993... Ninety-two episodes of PCP were diagnosed in 64 HIV-positive patients and 28 others. All HIV-negative patients had received corticosteroids combined with other immunosuppressive agents before the onset of PCP symptoms, which occurred within six months of immunosuppression..."
  Med J Aust 1995 Mar 6;162(5):233-5 Related Articles, Books 1995