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Author(s): Jankó, M., Bánhegyi, D. & Rátz, F.
Title: Rat model for studying the demonstration of Pneumocystis carinii
Title: Patkány modell Pneomocystis carinii kimutatásának tanulmányozására
Year: 1989
Volume: 22
Pages: 35-39.

Abstract: In recent years Pneumocystis carinii, the causative agent of interstitial plasma cell pneumonia of infants, has attracted increasing interest as an opportunistic organism associated with AIDS. In this work, P. carinii infection was induced experimentally in rats. This model seems to be suitable for studying still unelucidated questions of this protozoan infection.
Keywords: Pneumocystis carinii, rat model, immunosuppression

Journal: Parasitologia Hungarica
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ISSN: 0303-688X
Publisher: Prokopi Kft, Budapest
Editor(s): K. Murai, É., Thoma, A., Kovács, G. & Henkey, Gy.