Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis in patients with cancer

Walter T. Hughes

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Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis is a preventable complication in patients with cancer treated with corticosteroids and other immunosuppressive agents. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole continues to be the drug of choice for treatment and prophylaxis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)857-867
Number of pages11
JournalInfections in Medicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 1996


  • Cancer
  • Pneumocystis carinii pneumonitis
  • Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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