Published in Medical Devices and Surgical Technology Week, July 31st, 2005
"Pneumocystis jirovecii is one of the common opportunistic infections in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in Thailand. Information regarding genotypic and epidemiological of this organism in Thai patients is not available," scientists writing in the Journal of Clinical Microbiology report.
"We analyzed the genotypes of 28 P. jirovecii-positive specimens from bronchoal-veolar lavage and sputum samples from HIV-infected Thai patients based on nucleotide variations of the internal transcribed spacer regions 1 and 2 of the rRNA...
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