Prophylaxis for Pneumocystis Pneumonia

Last updated March 16, 2015
Case Authors: 
Robert D. Harrington, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
University of Washington School of Medicine
Learning Objectives: 
  1. List the criteria for initiating prophylaxis for Pneumocystis pneumonia.
  2. Discuss common adverse effects associated with the use of trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (BactrimSeptra).

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