A1 The outcome of patients with recurrent versus non-recurrent pneumococcal meningitis in a tertiary health-care hospital in Background Pneumococcal meningitis (PM) is a life-threatening disease. Recurrent PM is relatively rare and associated with predisposing conditions. This study analyzed the outcome of patients with recurrent versus non-recurrent PM.… (More)
The management of the meningitis with C. neoformans raises many problems: the choosing of the appropriate antifungal therapy, the prevention and/or the control of the complications, the correct management of the anti-retroviral therapy. We report two cases with HIV infection same immu-nological and clinical stage, the first of them with relatively recent… (More)
The treatment of extra pulmonary tuberculosis in HIV infected patients experienced to antiretroviral therapy raises major issues of adherence, drug interactions, side effects and limited antiretroviral alternatives. This is the case of a 24 year old woman from countryside, most probably infected in 1989. She was diagnosed with HIV infection in 2000 after… (More)
What is the correct therapeutic approach in patients with advanced HIV infection associated with ≥ 3 AIDS defining illness?
Backgroud We studied factors associated with poor outcome in right heart endocarditis. Matei Balş " were admitted 53 patients with right endo-carditis, with 72 episodes. Results Males predominated (64.2%), patients in the age group 20-39 years (83%), those from urban areas (81%) and unemployed persons (69.8%). The infection was localized to the tricuspid… (More)