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What does PJP stand for?

PJP stands for Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia


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On June 5, 1981, an article concerning five previously healthy, young gay men in Los Angeles diagnosed with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, an infection that usually appears only in individuals with substantial immune system damage, appeared in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, a publication of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Atovaquone is marketed in the United States under the trade name Mepron for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia.
He came down with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia twice, landing in the hospital during the second bout.
In addition to conditions such as Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia that afflict HIV-infected people of both genders, women suffer gender-specific manifestations of HIV disease, such as recurrent vaginal yeast infections and pelvic inflammatory disease.