Estimation of the current global burden of cryptococcal meningitis among persons living with HIV/AIDS

@article{Park2009EstimationOT,
  title={Estimation of the current global burden of cryptococcal meningitis among persons living with HIV/AIDS},
  author={Benjamin J Park and Kathleen Wannemuehler and Barbara J. Marston and Nelesh P. Govender and Peter G. Pappas and Tom Chiller},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2009},
  volume={23},
  pages={525–530}
}
OBJECTIVE Cryptococcal meningitis is one of the most important HIV-related opportunistic infections, especially in the developing world. [...] Key MethodMETHODS We used the median incidence rate of available studies in a geographic region to estimate the region-specific cryptococcal meningitis incidence; this was multiplied by the 2007 United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS HIV population estimate for each region to estimate cryptococcal meningitis cases.Expand

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