A 53-year-old member asked:
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how common is it for somebody to get pneumocystis infections?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Normally uncommon: This is generally a disease which affects immunocompromised individuals. Patients with hiv-aids, those with certain malignancies, or other conditions in which normal host-defenses have been diminished are most affected. Seldom seen in "normal" individuals.
Answered on Jul 5, 2012
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