29. Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumonia: Prophylaxis and Therapy

  1. Deepali Kumar MD, MSc, FRCPC and
  2. Atul Humar MD, MSc, FRCPC
  1. Nicolas J. Mueller MD

Published Online: 5 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch29

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections

How to Cite

Mueller, N. J. (2011) Pneumocystis jiroveci Pneumonia: Prophylaxis and Therapy, in The AST Handbook of Transplant Infections (eds D. Kumar and A. Humar), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397949.ch29

Editor Information

  1. Transplant Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

Author Information

  1. Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 13 MAY 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470658277

Online ISBN: 9781444397949

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Keywords:

  • Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia - prophylaxis and therapy;
  • prophylaxis - during and after treatment of acute rejection;
  • AIDS, acquired immune deficiency syndrome;
  • G6PD, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase;
  • P. jiroveci pneumonia;
  • SMX, sulfamethoxazole;
  • TID, three times daily;
  • TMP, trimethoprim;
  • UTI, urinary tract infection;
  • TMP-SMX, added benefit - Toxoplasma gondii, Nocardia, mostly prevented as GI, UTI and respiratory tract infections