"Pneumocystis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A genus of ascomycetous FUNGI, family Pneumocystidaceae, order Pneumocystidales. It includes various host-specific species causing PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA in humans and other MAMMALS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pneumocystis" by people in Profiles.
Fraire AE, Kemp B, Greenberg SD, Kim HS, Estrada R, McBride RA. Calcofluor white stain for the detection of Pneumocystis carinii in transbronchial lung biopsy specimens: a study of 68 cases. Mod Pathol. 1996 Aug; 9(8):861-4.
Weaver T, Hall CL, Kachel DL, Ward RP, Williams MD, Perry DG, Wisniowski P, Martin WJ. Assessment of in vivo attachment/phagocytosis by alveolar macrophages. J Immunol Methods. 1996 Jun 21; 193(2):149-56.
Sundberg JP, Burnstein T, Shultz LD, Bedigian H. Identification of Pneumocystis carinii in immunodeficient mice. Lab Anim Sci. 1989 May; 39(3):213-8.
Shultz LD, Schweitzer PA, Hall EJ, Sundberg JP, Taylor S, Walzer PD. Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in scid/scid mice. Curr Top Microbiol Immunol. 1989; 152:243-9.