Infección por Pneumocystis jirovecii en pacientes con neumonía intersticial aguda.

Citation data:

Revista clinica espanola, ISSN: 1578-1860, Vol: 218, Issue: 8, Page: 417-420

Publication Year:
2018
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PMID:
29891174
DOI:
10.1016/j.rce.2018.04.016
Author(s):
M. T. Martínez-Rísquez; V. Friaza; C. de la Horra; E. J. Calderón; F. J. Medrano; J. Martín-Juan
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Medicine
article description
Acute interstitial pneumonia (AIP) is a severe disease of unknown etiology. Pneumocystis jirovecii is an atypical opportunistic fungus able to colonize patients with chronic pulmonary disease and inducing alveolar macrophage activation. The aim of this study was to evaluate the possible association between Pneumocystis jirovecii and AIP.