Pneumonia symptoms

Pneumocystis Pneumonia: Symptoms, Treatment and More

Pneumocystis pneumonia, often referred to by the acronym PCP, is a life-threatening condition in which fluid builds up in the lungs and causes inflammation. PCP is caused by a tiny fungus called Pneumocystis jirovecii which is common in the environment. Pneumocystis pneumonia has a long history, dating back to 1909. In the 1940s and 1950s, […]