Serum antibody levels to the Pneumocystis jirovecii major surface glycoprotein in the diagnosis of P. jirovecii pneumonia in HIV+ patients.

<h4>Background</h4>Pneumocystis jirovecii remains an important cause of fatal pneumonia (Pneumocystis pneumonia or PcP) in HIV+ patients and other immunocompromised hosts. Despite many previous attempts, a clinically useful serologic test for P. jirovecii infection has never been develop...

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Main Authors: Kpandja Djawe, Laurence Huang, Kieran R Daly, Linda Levin, Judy Koch, Alexandra Schwartzman, Serena Fong, Brenna Roth, Anuradha Subramanian, Katherine Grieco, Leah Jarlsberg, Peter D Walzer
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Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2010-12-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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