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

  • Specialist referral should be considered for patients who do not respond to standard treatment
  • Neurosurgical referral may be required to manage increased CSF pressure
  • Distinguishing cryptococcal IRIS from treatment failure may be difficult

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