Penicillium marneffei Infection in AIDS

					Penicillium marneffei Infection in AIDS},
  author={Stephenie Y. N. Wong and Kit-fai Wong},
  booktitle={Pathology research international},
Penicillium marneffei is a dimorphic fungus which is endemic in Southeast Asia. It is an opportunistic pathogen which has emerged to become an AIDS-defining illness in the endemic areas. Early diagnosis with prompt initiation of treatment is crucial for its management. Prompt diagnosis can often be established through careful cytological and histological examination of clinical specimens although microbiological culture remains the gold standard for its diagnosis. Standard antifungal treatment… CONTINUE READING
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