Dissident AIDS Database

Co-factorsRecreational drugsCigarettePCP
Heavy smoking increases the risk of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP)
 Buskin SE et al.
  In 1992 doctors in Seattle conducted a large review of 598 HIV-positive people, and noted that smokers were three times more likely to have developed PCP than non-smokers, with the heaviest smokers at highest risk
  Eighth International Conference on AIDS, Amsterdam, abstract WeC 1030, 19921992