Glial alterations in tuberculous and cryptococcal meningitis and their relation to HIV co-infection--a study on human brains.

@article{Tripathi2014GlialAI,
  title={Glial alterations in tuberculous and cryptococcal meningitis and their relation to HIV co-infection--a study on human brains.},
  author={Surya Tripathi and Ishan K Patro and Anita Mahadevan and N. Suneetha Rani Patro and Mariamma Phillip and Susarla Krishna Shankar},
  journal={Journal of infection in developing countries},
  year={2014},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={1421-43}
}
INTRODUCTION Tuberculosis and cryptococcal infection of the central nervous system are common AIDS-associated opportunistic infections in tropical underdeveloped and developing countries. To date, research on these infections has focused on clinical, imaging, laboratory diagnosis, and animal models to elucidate the pathogenesis. There is paucity of information on astroglial and microglial alterations in the human nervous system following these infections. METHODOLOGY The pathomorphologic and… CONTINUE READING
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