Fungal Infections

  • Author: William G. Powderly, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 6/18/19 (What's New)

Summary

  • C neoformans is the most common systemic fungal infection in patients living with HIV and the main cause of meningitis[Maziarz 2016]
  • Cryptococcosis is predominantly seen in patients with CD4+ cell counts < 100 cells/mm3

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