pneumocystis pneumonia

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Synonyms for pneumocystis pneumonia

pneumonia occurring in infants or in persons with impaired immune systems (as AIDS victims)

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The earlier identification of HIV-infected women, the use of AZT during pregnancy to prevent newborn infection, the use of prophylaxis to decrease the rate of bacterial and Pneumocystis carinii infections, and the development of more effective antiretroviral medications--all of these scientific advances have had a substantial effect on the lives of HIV-infected families and children.