Fungal Infections

  • Author: William G. Powderly, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/24/18 (What's New)

Summary

    Epidemiology
    • C neoformans is the most common systemic fungal infection in HIV-infected patients and the main cause of meningitis[Pinner 1995]
    • Cryptococcosis is predominantly seen in patients with CD4+ cell counts < 100 cells/mm3
    Clinical Presentation
      Differential Diagnosis
        Treatment
          Specialist/Referral
            Prevention/Prophylaxis
              Considerations for Resource-Limited Settings

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