Polymerase chain reaction is more sensitive than standard cytologic stains in detecting pneumocystis carinii in bronchoalveolar lavages from human immunodeficiency virus type 1–infected infants and children with pneumonia

Eugene Leibovitz, Henry Pollack, Mona Rigaud, Aditya Kaul, Deborah Persaud, Leza Gallo, Julianna Papellas, Keith Krasinski, William Borkowsky

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)714-716
Number of pages3
JournalPediatric Infectious Disease Journal
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • Bronchoalveolar lavage
  • Children
  • Human immunodeficiency virus
  • Pneumocystis carinii
  • Polymerase chain reaction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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