Pneumocystis pneumonia in French intensive care units in 2013–2019: mortality and immunocompromised conditions

  • Published on 06/10/2024
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Kamel Toufik , Boulain Thierry

Service de Médecine Intensive Réanimation Centre Hospitalier Universitaire d’Orléans 14 Avenue de L’Hôpital CS 86709 45067 Orleans Cedex 2 France


Purpose The recent epidemiology of Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) requiring intensive care unit (ICU) admission and the associated spectrum of immunocompromising conditions are poorly described.
Methods We analyzed all adult PCP cases admitted to French ICUs via the French medical database system (PMSI), over the period from 2013 to 2019.
Results French ICUs admitted a total of 4055 adult patients with PCP. Among all hospitalized PCP...


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