"Pneumocystis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A genus of ascomycetous FUNGI, family Pneumocystidaceae, order Pneumocystidales. It includes various host-specific species causing PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA in humans and other MAMMALS.
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Pneumocystis".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Pneumocystis".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Pneumocystis" by people in this website by year, and whether "Pneumocystis" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
|Year||Major Topic||Minor Topic||Total|
To return to the timeline, click here.
Below are the most recent publications written about "Pneumocystis" by people in Profiles.
Use of semiquantitative PCR to assess onset and treatment of Pneumocystis carinii infection in rat model. J Clin Microbiol. 1995 Mar; 33(3):718-24.
Diagnosis of Pneumocystis carinii infection in HIV-seropositive patients by identification of P carinii in pleural fluid. Chest. 1993 Jun; 103(6):1890-1.
Lack of effect of prophylactic aerosolized pentamidine on the detection of Pneumocystis carinii in induced sputum or bronchoalveolar lavage specimens. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 1993 May; 117(5):493-6.