Chagasic Meningoencephalitis in an Hiv Infected Patient with Moderate Immunosuppression: Prolonged Survival and Challenges in the Haart Era

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The reactivation of Chagas disease in HIV infected patients presents high mortality and morbidity. We present the case of a female patient with confirmed Chagasic meningoencephalitis as AIDS-defining illness. Interestingly, her TCD4+ lymphocyte cell count was 318 cells/mm3. After two months of induction therapy, one year of maintenance with benznidazol, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S0036-46652015000600014

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