Delio José Mora

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Nearly one million of cryptococcosis cases occur yearly around the world, involving mainly HIV-infected patients who are not receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) or present poor adherence. This study aims to evaluate epidemiological, clinical and outcome aspects of patients with cryptococcosis from 1998–2010. Patients were prospectively recruited, and(More)
Cryptococcal meningitis (CM) remains as common life-threatening AIDS-defining illness mainly in resource-limited settings. Previous reports suggested that baseline cytokine profiles can be associated to fungal burden and clinical outcome. This study aimed to evaluate the baseline cytokine profiles in AIDS patients with CM and its relation with the outcome(More)
Up to now, over 200 patients with paracoccidioidomycosis (PCM) associated to HIV infection have already been reported; however, the central nervous system involvement in this coinfection was rarely reported. This paper presents a 35-year-old Brazilian male AIDS patient who developed pulmonary PCM successfully treated with itraconazole. At the antiretroviral(More)
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