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Disseminated Penicillium marneffei infection in Southeast Asia
Disseminated infection with the fungal pathogen Penicillium marneffei is, after extrapulmonary tuberculosis and cryptococcal meningitis, the third most common opportunistic infection in HIV diseaseExpand
Amphotericin B and itraconazole for treatment of disseminated Penicillium marneffei infection in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.
Disseminated infection with Penicillium marneffei is common in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Southeast Asia. Treatment with amphotericin B alone is effective butExpand
A controlled trial of itraconazole to prevent relapse of Penicillium marneffei infection in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus.
BACKGROUND In Southeast Asia, disseminated infection with Penicillium marneffei is common among patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. Even after successful primary treatment,Expand
Penicillium marneffei infection in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.
From June 1990 to August 1991, 21 patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) presented with systemic mycosis caused by Penicillium marneffei. Between August 1987 and August 1991,Expand
Seasonal variation of disseminated Penicillium marneffei infections in northern Thailand: a clue to the reservoir?
Disseminated Penicillium marneffei infections are common AIDS-defining opportunistic infections among persons with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in northern Thailand. Penicilliosis dueExpand
Autochthonous visceral leishmaniasis: a report of a second case in Thailand.
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) is a rare disease in Thailand. Only one previous case has been reported in which transmission was likely autochthonous. We conducted an investigation of a case of VL,Expand
Epidemiology and management of penicilliosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.
Penicillium marneffei is a dimorphic fungus that can cause systemic mycosis in humans. It is endemic in Southeast Asia, the Guangxi province of China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. Prior to the epidemic ofExpand
Case-control study of risk factors for Penicillium marneffei infection in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in northern Thailand.
A case-control study was done in Chiang Mai, Thailand, comparing risk-related behavior and exposures in 80 incident cases of disseminated Penicillium marneffei infection in patients with AIDS and 160Expand
Response to antifungal therapy by human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients with disseminated Penicillium marneffei infections and in vitro susceptibilities of isolates from clinical specimens.
Eighty-six patients with laboratory evidence of human immunodeficiency virus infection presented to Chiang Mai University Hospital in Chiang Mai, Thailand, between 1 June 1990 and 30 June 1992 withExpand
Disseminated Penicillium marneffei infection diagnosed on examination of a peripheral blood smear of a patient with human immunodeficiency virus infection.
We describe a case of disseminated Penicillium marneffei infection in a patient infected with human immunodeficiency virus. The diagnosis was made by examination of a peripheral blood smear. TheExpand
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