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  • There are also some organisms that infect the lung, such as Pneumocystis carinii, which is associated with HIV and can cause bullae.

    Scientific American

  • Gottlieb noticed that otherwise healthy young men were gasping for air and dying from infection with the usually benign pneumonia parasite, Pneumocystis carinii.

    Laurie Garrett: AIDS at 30: The Real Story

  • The eighth case drew particular alarm and interest: this man, with lesions on his head and back, was also diagnosed with a rare pneumonia called PCP caused by the organism Pneumocystis carinii.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The annihilation of the immune system by the cytotoxic drugs allowed peculiar infections to sprout up: the first adult case of a rare form of pneumonia, caused by an organism, Pneumocystis carinii (PCP), was observed in a patient receiving MOPP (the same pneumonia, arising spontaneously in immune-compromised gay men in 1981, would auger the arrival of the HIV epidemic in America).

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Far away from New York, the sudden appearance of Pneumocystis carinii was also raising eyebrows at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • AIDS patients who survive early bouts with pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and other once lethal infections are now falling prey to an array of other maladies.

    Aids The Next Ten Years

  • Twenty-five have suffered symptoms, but only 13 have developed "AIDS-defining" illnesses such as pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

    Aids Or Chronic Fatigue?

  • And in a 553-word article, doctors reported that a rare parasitic lung infection, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, had shown up in Los Angeles.

    Aids At 20

  • Shortly after returning to Antwerp, Piot read a report from Los Angeles describing five young men -- all "active homosexuals" -- who'd suffered months of thrush, fevers and weight loss before dying of pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.

    The Life of a Virus Hunter

  • In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control first reported a case of the new illness in a woman in August 1981, just two months after the first reports of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia among a cluster of gay men.

    No Place Left to Bury the Dead

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