Cryptococcal meningitis: an analysis among 5,521 consecutive organ transplant recipients.

@article{Wu2002CryptococcalMA,
  title={Cryptococcal meningitis: an analysis among 5,521 consecutive organ transplant recipients.},
  author={Guan Ying Wu and Regis A. Vilchez and Benjamin H. Eidelman and John Fung and Robert L. Kormos and Shimon Kusne},
  journal={Transplant infectious disease : an official journal of the Transplantation Society},
  year={2002},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={183-8}
}
Cryptococcal meningitis has been reported to be an important cause of morbidity and mortality in renal transplant recipients. However, additional studies of recipients of other organ transplants suggested that these patients might be at low risk for cryptococcal meningitis. We examined the incidence and clinical features of cryptococcal meningitis among different groups of organ transplant patients at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. From January 1989 through July 1999, 28 patients… CONTINUE READING

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