Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia

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PATHOGENS

  • Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly P. carinii).
  • Note: historically known P. jiroveci (with a single "i") when renamed in 1999/2002 as believed to be a protozoan, but now clearly a fungal species; it is now properly termed P. jirovecii according to the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.

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Last updated: October 24, 2016

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