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Environmental predictors and incubation period of AIDS-associated penicillium marneffei infection in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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BACKGROUND: Penicillium marneffei is an emerging dimorphic mycosis endemic in Southeast Asia, and a leading cause of mortality among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected people in the region. Factors governing the seasonal incidence of P. marneffei infection are unknown, and may yield critical insights into possible reservoirs or modes of acquisition. METHODS: This study included HIV-infected patients presenting with P. marneffei (n = 719) and Cryptococcus neoformans (n = 1598) infecti...

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10.1093/cid/cit058

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Bulterys, PL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Tropical Medicine
Nelson, KE More by this author
Lloyd-Smith, JO More by this author
Journal:
Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume:
56
Issue:
9
Pages:
1273-1279
Publication date:
2013-05-05
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
URN:
uuid:710fe467-a6b1-4e02-9155-93816b58dbee
Source identifiers:
405853
Local pid:
pubs:405853

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