AIDS-associated Penicillium marneffei infection of the central nervous system.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Penicillium marneffei is an important human immunodeficiency virus-associated opportunistic infection endemic in Southeast Asia. Central nervous system infection has not been described. We report the first case series of 21 human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients who presented with a syndrome consistent with acute central nervous system infection and who had Penicillium marneffei isolated from cerebrospinal fluid.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Le, T; Huu Chi, N; Kim Cuc, NT; Manh Sieu, TP; Shikuma, CM; Farrar, J; Day, JN

Published Date

  • December 15, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 51 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 1458 - 1462

PubMed ID

  • 21054180

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3106247

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-6591

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/657400


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States