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An official American Thoracic Society statement: Treatment of fungal infections in adult pulmonary and critical care patients.
- A. Limper, K. Knox, +10 authors D. Stevens
- American journal of respiratory and critical care…
With increasing numbers of immune-compromised patients with malignancy, hematologic disease, and HIV, as well as those receiving immunosupressive drug regimens for the management of organ… Expand
Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Diseases
- N. Ampel
- 18 April 2007
Target Population: Healthcare workersSponsoring Organizations: The American Thoracic Society and the Infectious Diseases Society of AmericaType:
Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of Coccidioidomycosis
Management of patients diagnosed with coccidioidomycosis involves defining the extent of infection and assessing host factors that predispose to disease severity. Patients with relatively localized… Expand
Executive Summary: 2016 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Coccidioidomycosis.
- J. Galgiani, N. Ampel, +13 authors N. Theodore
- Clinical infectious diseases : an official…
- 15 September 2016
It is important to realize that guidelines cannot always account for individual variation among patients. They are not intended to supplant physician judgment with respect to particular patients or… Expand
Recent Advances in Our Understanding of the Environmental, Epidemiological, Immunological, and Clinical Dimensions of Coccidioidomycosis
- Chinh T. Nguyen, B. Barker, +5 authors J. Galgiani
- Biology, Medicine
- Clinical Microbiology Reviews
- 1 July 2013
SUMMARY Coccidioidomycosis is the endemic mycosis caused by the fungal pathogens Coccidioides immitis and C. posadasii. This review is a summary of the recent advances that have been made in the… Expand
Coccidioidomycosis as a Common Cause of Community-acquired Pneumonia
The early manifestations of coccidioidomycosis (valley fever) are similar to those of other causes of community-acquired pneumonia (CAP). Without specific etiologic testing, the true frequency of… Expand
Coccidioidomycosis during Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection: A Review of 77 Patients
Through a retrospective review, we identified 77 previously unreported cases of coccidioidomycosis during HIV infection. Patients were classified into 1 of 6 categories based on their primary… Expand
Emerging disease issues and fungal pathogens associated with HIV infection.
- N. Ampel
- Biology, Medicine
- Emerging infectious diseases
Fungal diseases are increasing among patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1. Infections due to Candida and Cryptococcus are the most common. Although mucocutaneous… Expand
Guidelines for preventing opportunistic infections among HIV-infected persons - 2002
In 1995, the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) developed guidelines for preventing opportunistic infections (OIs) among persons infected with… Expand
Coccidioidomycosis during human immunodeficiency virus infection: results of a prospective study in a coccidioidal endemic area.
PURPOSE To determine the incidence of active coccidioidomycosis among subjects infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) living in an area endemic for coccidioidomycosis and to identify… Expand