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Detection of Pneumocystis DNA in serum and circulating cells is not a good diagnostic marker for Pneumocystosis in HIV patients.


J Eukaryot Microbiol. 1994 Sep-Oct;41(5):112S. Unique Identifier :

AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections/COMPLICATIONS/*DIAGNOSIS/ MICROBIOLOGY Biological Markers/BLOOD Diagnostic Errors DNA, Fungal/*BLOOD/GENETICS Human Pneumocystis carinii/GENETICS/*ISOLATION & PURIF Pneumonia, Pneumocystis carinii/COMPLICATIONS/*DIAGNOSIS/ MICROBIOLOGY Polymerase Chain Reaction Support, Non-U.S. Gov't JOURNAL ARTICLE


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