Molecular Evidence of Interhuman Transmission of Pneumocystis Pneumonia among Renal Transplant Recipients Hospitalized with HIV-Infected Patients
, Philippe Vanhems†, Sandrine Couray-Targe‡, René-Pierre Gillibert†, Christell Ganne‡, Nathalie Nizard†, Cyrille Colin‡, Jacques Fabry†, Jean-Louis Touraine§, Guy van Melle¶, Aimable Nahimana¶, Patrick Francioli¶1
, and Philippe M. Hauser¶1
Author affiliations: *Hôpital de la Croix-Rousse, Lyon, France; †Université Claude Bernard and INSEM U271, Lyon, France; ‡Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France; §Hôpital Edouard-Herriot, Lyon, France; ¶Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
Figure 2. Frequency distribution of Pneumocystis jirovecii types observed in different cities and hospitals. Each type was considered as one isolate. The number of isolates followed by the number of specimens analyzed are indicated in the parenthesis for each geographic location. Dta from Switzerland and other European cities are reproduced with permission (27).
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