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A prospective study of AIDS-associated cryptococcal meningitis in Thailand treated with high-dose amphotericin B.

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OBJECTIVE: To assess kinetic of cryptococci in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and outcome of AIDS-associated cyptococcal meningitis after high-dose amphotericin B. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A prospective study involving Thai adults (n=106) with cryptococcal meningitis associated with AIDS was conducted to determine the kinetic of cryptococci in CSF and prognostic factors affecting survival after high-dose amphotericin B (0.7 mg/kg/day) followed by oral azole treatment. Cerebrospinal fluids were co...

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10.1053/jinf.2001.0916

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of infection
Volume:
43
Issue:
4
Pages:
226-233
Publication date:
2001-11-01
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EISSN:
1532-2742
ISSN:
0163-4453
Source identifiers:
38115

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