A prospective study of AIDS-associated cryptococcal meningitis in Thailand treated with high-dose amphotericin B.

@article{Pitisuttithum2001APS,
  title={A prospective study of AIDS-associated cryptococcal meningitis in Thailand treated with high-dose amphotericin B.},
  author={Punnee Pitisuttithum and Somsit Tansuphasawadikul and A. J. Simpson and Paul Howe and Nicholas J. White},
  journal={The Journal of infection},
  year={2001},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={
          226-33
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To assess kinetic of cryptococci in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and outcome of AIDS-associated cyptococcal meningitis after high-dose amphotericin B. PATIENTS AND METHODS A prospective study involving Thai adults (n=106) with cryptococcal meningitis associated with AIDS was conducted to determine the kinetic of cryptococci in CSF and prognostic factors affecting survival after high-dose amphotericin B (0.7 mg/kg/day) followed by oral azole treatment. Cerebrospinal fluids were… CONTINUE READING

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