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Descriptor in English: Pneumocystis
Descriptor in Spanish: Pneumocystis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Pneumocystis
Descriptor in French: Pneumocystis
Entry term(s): Pneumocysti
Tree number(s): B01.300.107.730
Scope note: A genus of ascomycetous FUNGI, family Pneumocystidaceae, order Pneumocystidales. It includes various host-specific species causing PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA in humans and other MAMMALS.
Annotation: specifics PNEUMOCYSTIS JIROVECII and PNEUMOCYSTIS CARINII are available; infection = PNEUMOCYSTIS INFECTIONS but consider also PNEUMONIA, PNEUMOCYSTIS
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2004 (1974)
DeCS UI: 11439
Descriptor UI: D011010
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Pneumocystis - Preferred
Concept UI M0017058
Scope note A genus of ascomycetous FUNGI, family Pneumocystidaceae, order Pneumocystidales. It includes various host-specific species causing PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA in humans and other MAMMALS.
Preferred term Pneumocystis
Entry term(s) Pneumocysti



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