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Correlation Between Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia and Elevated Serum Levels of Lactate Dehydrogenase in HIV

Elizabeth Vania, Tutik Kusmiati Departemen Pulmonologi dan Kedokteran Respirasi Fakultas Kedokteran Universitas Airlangga, RSUD Dr. Soetomo, Surabaya Abstract Background: Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in immunocompromised individuals caused by Pneumocystis jirovecii. The diagnosis of PCP is difficult since causative organism can not be cultured, and the diagnosis is based […]

Pemeriksaan Real-time PCR dalam Diagnosis Pneumonia Pneumocystis

Rozaliyani A, Antariksa B, Sutoyo DK, Wahyuningsih R. J Respir Indones. 2011;31(3):150-5. Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) is an important opportunistic infection in HIV-infected patients and other immune system disorders. Diagnosis of PCP remains a challenge because the clinical symptoms, routine laboratory and radiological examinations are not typical. The proven diagnosis must be performed by finding P. […]