PCP

PCP: Fever, cough, SOB in immunocompromised, diffuse lung opacities, dx by microscopy (staining, immunofluorescence) of respiratory samples (induced sputum, lavage, biopsy)


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  • PCP
  • aka: Pneumocystis pneumonia,
  • Fever, cough, SOB in immunocompromised, diffuse lung opacities, dx by microscopy (staining, immunofluorescence) of respiratory samples (induced sputum, lavage, biopsy)
  • Fever, cough, SOB
  • crackles
  • diffuse lung opacities (CXR), microscopy (staining, immunofluorescence) of respiratory samples (induced sputum, lavage, biopsy)
  • TMP/SMX, Pentamidine for prophylaxis