Fungal infections in AIDS patients.

  title={Fungal infections in AIDS patients.},
  author={David A Stevens},
  journal={British journal of clinical practice. Supplement},
  • David A Stevens
  • Published 1990 in British journal of clinical practice. Supplement
The mycoses are of increasing importance because of the AIDS epidemic. Oral and other forms of candidosis are nearly universal in AIDS patients. Cryptococcosis is the most common lethal mycosis, and may number tens of thousands of cases in AIDS worldwide annually. As the number of AIDS patients mounts, a rising tide of infections due to nearly all recognised fungal pathogens is occurring; examples include histoplasmosis, coccidioidomycosis and penicilliosis. These experiences have led to an… CONTINUE READING