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HIV-associated jirovecii (carinii) Pneumonia 
       

            Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

 
Should prophylaxis for pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia be considered in patients with a CD4 count higher than 200/mm3?
Nitzan O, Peretz A, Pastukh N, Lorber M

AIDS
. 2015 Sep 13. .
Abstract

Failure to prescribe pneumocystis prophylaxis is associated with increased mortality, even in the cART era: results from the Treat Asia HIV Observational Database.
Lim PL, Zhou J, Ditangco RA, Law MG, et al

J Int AIDS Soc
. 2012 Jan 26;15(1):1

Abstract

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Discontinuation of Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia Prophylaxis with CD4 Count <200 Cells/ÁL and Virologic Suppression:A Systematic Review.
Costiniuk CT , Fergusson DA , Doucette S ,et al
PLoS ONE 6(12): e28570.
Paper

Evaluation of the current management protocols for prophylaxis against Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia and other opportunistic infections in patients living with HIV/AIDS.
Jain SB, Wig N, Nagpal SJ,   et al

AIDS Care
. 2011 Mar 9:1-5.
Abstract

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Risk of Pneumocystosis after Early Discontinuation of Prophylaxis among HIV-infected Patients Receiving Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy.
Cheng CY, Hung CC, Chen MY,
et al
BMC Infect Dis
. 2010 May 21;10(1):126.
Paper

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Preventive effect of sulfamethoxasole-trimethoprim on Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in patients with interstitial pneumonia.
Enomoto T, Azuma A, Matsumoto A
Intern Med. 2008;47(1):15-20.
Paper
 

Prophylaxis against Pneumocystis pneumonia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: Toward a standard of care.
Poppers DM, Scherl EJ.
Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2007 Sep 20;
Abstract
 
High Rates of Primary Mycobacterium avium Complex and Pneumocystis jiroveci Prophylaxis in the United States.
Gebo KA, Fleishman JA, Reilly ED, et al

Med Care. 2005 Sep;43(9 suppl):23-30.
Abstract

Aerosolized pentamidine prophylaxis against AIDS-related Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and its short- and long-term effects on pulmonary function in the Japanese.
Konishi M, Yoshimoto E, Takahashi K, et al

J Infect Chemother
. 2003 Jun;9(2):178-182.
Abstract

Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia prophylaxis in HIV negative patients with primary CNS lymphoma.
Mathew BS, Grossman SA.

Cancer Treat Rev
2003 Apr;29(2):105-119
Abstract
 
Successful prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in HIV-infected children using smaller than recommended dosages of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole.
Fisher RG, Nageswaran S, Valentine ME, McKinney RE Jr.
 
AIDS Patient Care STDS
2001 May;15(5):263-9

Abstract
 
Underuse of Primary Mycobacterium avium Complex and Pneumocystis carinii Prophylaxis in the United States.
Asch SM, Gifford AL, Bozzette SA, et al.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
2001 Dec 1;28(4):340-344
Abstract
 
Discontinuation of Pneumocystis carinii Prophylaxis in Patients Infected with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: A Meta-Analysis and Decision Analysis.
Trikalinos TA, Ioannidis JP.

Clin Infect Dis 2001 Dec 1;33(11):1901-9

Abstract

HIV-negative Pneumocystis jirovecii (carinii) Pneumonia 
       

           Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries
 

 
Prophylaxis of Pneumocystis Pneumonia in Immunocompromised Non-HIV-Infected Patients: Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Green H, Paul M, Vidal L, Leibovici L.

Mayo Clin Proc.
2007 Sep;82(9):1052-9.
Abstract
 
Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in non-HIV immunocompromised patients.
Green H, Paul M, Vidal L, Leibovici L. 

Cochrane Database Syst Rev
. 2007 Jul 18;(3):CD005590.
Abstract

Prevention of Infection Due to Pneumocystis spp. in Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Negative Immunocompromised Patients.
Rodriguez M, Fishman JA.
Clin Microbiol Rev. 2004 Oct;17(4):770-82.
Abstract


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