Comparison and Temporal Trends of Three Groups with Cryptococcosis: HIV-Infected, Solid Organ Transplant, and HIV-Negative/Non-Transplant

@inproceedings{Bratton2012ComparisonAT,
  title={Comparison and Temporal Trends of Three Groups with Cryptococcosis: HIV-Infected, Solid Organ Transplant, and HIV-Negative/Non-Transplant},
  author={Emily W. Bratton and Nada El Husseini and Cody A. Chastain and Michael S. Lee and C. Poole and Til St{\"u}rmer and Jonathan J. Juliano and David J. Weber and John R Perfect},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA) 2010 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the management of cryptococcosis outlined three key populations at risk of disease: (1) HIV-infected, (2) transplant recipient, and (3) HIV-negative/non-transplant. However, direct comparisons of management, severity and outcomes of these groups have not been conducted. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS Annual changes in frequency of cryptococcosis diagnoses, cryptococcosis-attributable mortality… CONTINUE READING