Pneumocystis and Pneumocystosis: first meeting of experts from Latin-American and Portuguese-speaking countries – a mini-review
- Autores: Calderón EJ, de Armas Y, Esteves F, Matos O, Medrano FJ, Wissmann G
- Ano de Publicação: 2014
- Journal: Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy
- Link: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24617414
The epidemiological studies presented in this meeting begin to change the misconception that since the AIDS epidemic, Pneumocystis pneumonia (PcP) has become an infrequent disease, showing that today PcP remains a major opportunistic infection in HIV-infected patients in both developed and developing countries and an emerging problem in immunocompromised patients without HIV infection worldwide.