In-hospital mortality of HIV-infected cryptococcal meningitis patients with C. gattii and C. neoformans infection in Gaborone, Botswana.

@article{Steele2010InhospitalMO,
  title={In-hospital mortality of HIV-infected cryptococcal meningitis patients with C. gattii and C. neoformans infection in Gaborone, Botswana.},
  author={Katherine T. Steele and Rameshwari Thakur and Rudo Nthobatsang and Andrew P. Steenhoff and Gregory P. Bisson},
  journal={Medical mycology},
  year={2010},
  volume={48 8},
  pages={1112-5}
}
The clinical presentations and outcomes of cryptococcal meningitis (CM) may be associated with the cryptococcal species causing the infections. To evaluate clinical differences between CM caused by C. neoformans and Cryptococcus gattii, we examined outcomes in HIV-infected adults with CM admitted to Princess Marina Hospital in Gaborone, Botswana. Among HIV-infected adults with CM, we found that 29 of 96 (30%) patients were infected with C. gattii, but species type was not associated with in… CONTINUE READING

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