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Determinants of mortality in a combined cohort of 501 patients with HIV-associated Cryptococcal meningitis: implications for improving outcomes.

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BACKGROUND:  Cryptococcal meningitis (CM) is a leading cause of death in individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Identifying factors associated with mortality informs strategies to improve outcomes. METHODS:  Five hundred one patients with HIV-associated CM were followed prospectively for 10 weeks during trials in Thailand, Uganda, Malawi, and South Africa. South African patients (n = 266) were followed for 1 year. Similar inclusion/exclusion criteria were applied at all...

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10.1093/cid/cit794

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Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America More from this journal
Volume:
58
Issue:
5
Pages:
736-745
Publication date:
2014-03-01
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EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Language:
English
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2014-07-16

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