Tessy Paul, Author at The Cardiology Advisor

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Fungal Infections (including PCP)

What every physician needs to know: Fungal organisms are ubiquitous in the environment and humans inhale them almost constantly. In some settings, especially in patients with impaired clearance and immunity, these organisms can cause invasive pulmonary infection, with the potential for extra-pulmonary dissemination. Fungi typically exist as yeasts and molds. Organisms that exhibit a temperature-dependent…

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