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Leave no one behind: response to new evidence and guidelines for the management of cryptococcal meningitis in low-income and middle-income countries

Abstract:

In 2018, WHO issued guidelines for the diagnosis, prevention, and management of HIV-related cryptococcal disease. Two strategies are recommended to reduce the high mortality associated with HIV-related cryptococcal meningitis in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs): optimised combination therapies for confirmed meningitis cases and cryptococcal antigen screening programmes for ambulatory people living with HIV who access care. WHO's preferred therapy for the treatment of HIV-related...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
19
Issue:
4
Pages:
e143-e147
Publication date:
2018-10-18
Acceptance date:
2018-07-26
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-4457
ISSN:
1473-3099
Pubs id:
pubs:935189
URN:
uri:92e928c7-461d-4b63-b592-1b6062563ca9
UUID:
uuid:92e928c7-461d-4b63-b592-1b6062563ca9
Local pid:
pubs:935189
Language:
English

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