What are CDC hospital infection control recommendations for Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP)?

Updated: Apr 24, 2019
  • Author: Shelley A Gilroy, MD, FACP, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Because of increasing evidence of possible human transmission (see Pathophysiology and Etiology of PJP), [33] the CDC Hospital Infection Control Practice Advisory Committee has recommended that patients with PJP not have direct contact with other immunocompromised patients.

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