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Which of the following is not true about pneumocystis infection;
|A||diagnosis is by staining for the presence of cysts|
|B||causes opportunistic fungal infection in lungs|
|C||drug of choice is Amphotericin B|
|D||causes bilateral perihilar infiltrates|
Ans. C drug of choice is Amphotericin B
Pneumocystis does not respond to antifungals. It is treated by cotrimoxazole.