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Risk Factors of Tanaka et al for Pneumocystis jirovecii Infection in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis Treated with a Tumor Necrosis Factor alpha Inhibitor (TNFI)

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Therapy with a tumor necrosis factor alpha inhibitor is associated with a number of opportunistic infections. Tanaka et al identified risk factors for infection with Pneumocystis jirovecii in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treated with these agents. The authors are from Tokyo Medical Dental University.

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