First, active cryptococcal
disease is usually associated with HIV infection or organ transplant-associated immunosuppression.
laryngitis: An uncommon presentation of a common pathogen.
Comparison of commercial kits for detection of cryptococcal
infection in a cohort of HIV-1--infected Ugandan adults.
The patient was clinically diagnosed with cryptococcal
meningitis; however, the CSF was negative for cryptococcal
antigen and cultures were negative.
A repeat serum cryptococcal
antigen was 1:16, ESR 12, and CRP was 0.
Sensitivity and specificity of a latex agglutination test for detection of cryptococcal
antigen in meningitis.
For example, subclinical HIV encephalopathy may be unmasked by cryptococcal
infection such that the patient develops symptoms of HIV encephalopathy rather than cryptococcal
Sachs, professor of biology, involving sertraline hydrocholoride(ZOLOFT) and its effects on Cryptococcus neoformans, the major causative agent of fungal meningitis - specifically, cryptococcal
meningitis, which claims more than half a million lives worldwide each year, according to a 2009 Center for Disease Control (CDC) report.
infections occur with CD4 counts less that 200 cells/[mm.
There are believed to over up to a million cases of cryptococcal
meningitis each year, resulting in over 600,000 deaths.
His system, now taken up by researchers in the United States and Europe, has been adapted to the study of other diseases of the brain such as viral encephalitis, tumour metastasis, multiple sclerosis and cryptococcal
These results may be of interest to public health officials concerned about potential outbreaks of cryptococcal
In patients with HIV or AIDS and neurologic symptoms, the finding of cryptococcal
organisms may explain the patient's symptoms.
peritonitis is an unusual entity, which is most often encountered in patients with end-stage renal disease undergoing ambulatory dialysis.