Volume 19, Number 3—March 2013
Increasing Pneumocystis Pneumonia, England, UK, 2000–2010
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P. Lynne Stockton, VMD, MS, ELS(D), Technical Writer/Editor, Emerging Infectious Diseases. Disclosure: P. Lynne Stockton, VMD, MS, ELS(D), has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Laurie Barclay, MD, freelance writer and reviewer, Medscape, LLC. Disclosure: Laurie Barclay, MD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Disclosures: Rishma Maini, MBChB; Katherine L. Henderson, MSc; Elizabeth A. Sheridan, MBBS, FRCPath; Theresa Lamagni, MSc, PhD; Gordon Nichols, PhD; Valerie Delpech, MBBS, MPH, FPHM; and Nick Phin, MBChB, LLM, have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
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