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Cryptococcal meningitis: a neglected NTD?

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Although HIV/AIDS has been anything but neglected over the last decade, opportunistic infections (OIs) are increasingly overlooked as large scale donors shift their focus from acute care to prevention and earlier antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiation. Of these OIs, cryptococcal meningitis, a deadly invasive fungal infection, continues to affect hundreds of thousands of HIV patients with advanced disease each year and is responsible for an estimated 15%-20% of all AIDS-related deaths [1,2...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1371/journal.pntd.0005575

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Molloy, SF More by this author
Chiller, T More by this author
Greene, GS More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Christ Church
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Public Library of Science Publisher's website
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PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
11
Issue:
6
Pages:
e0005575
Publication date:
2017-06-29
Acceptance date:
2017-04-25
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ISSN:
1935-2735
Pubs id:
pubs:700573
URN:
uri:97ca64da-ca98-4daf-a123-b4295b1e3038
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uuid:97ca64da-ca98-4daf-a123-b4295b1e3038
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pubs:700573

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