Cryptococcosis in children with AIDS.

@article{Abadi1999CryptococcosisIC,
  title={Cryptococcosis in children with AIDS.},
  author={Jacobo Abadi and Sharon Nachman and Amy Beth Kressel and Liise-Anne Pirofski},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1999},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={
          309-13
        }
}
  • J. Abadi, S. Nachman, L. Pirofski
  • Published 1 February 1999
  • Medicine
  • Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
We compiled the clinical and immunologic features of Cryptococcus neoformans infections in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children from 1985 to 1996 in a retrospective case series. Thirty cases of cryptococcosis were identified. These children had a median age of 9.8 years, a median CD4+ cell count of 54/microL at the time of diagnosis, and either a culture positive for C. neoformans or cryptococcal antigen in serum or cerebrospinal fluid. Sixty-three percent of the cases occurred… 

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