Ambient air pollution associated with suppressed serologic responses to Pneumocystis jirovecii in a prospective cohort of HIV-infected patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia.

Ambient air pollution (AAP) may be associated with increased risk for Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). The mechanisms underlying this association remain uncertain.To determine if real-life exposures to AAP are associated with suppressed IgM antibody responses to P. jirovecii in HIV-infected (HIV+) pati...

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Main Authors: Robert J Blount, Kpandja Djawe, Kieran R Daly, Leah G Jarlsberg, Serena Fong, John Balmes, Robert F Miller, Peter D Walzer, Laurence Huang, International HIV-associated Opportunistic Pneumonias Study
Format: Article
Published: Public Library of Science (PLoS) 2013-01-01
Series:PLoS ONE
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