AIDS‐associated Cryptococcus neoformans and Penicillium marneffei coinfection: a therapeutic dilemma in resource‐limited settings.

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Journal Article

AIDS‐associated Cryptococcus neoformans and Penicillium marneffei coinfection has not been adequately studied and poses unique therapeutic challenges in resource‐limited settings. Itraconazole poorly penetrates the central nervous system, whereas fluconazole has poor activity against P. marneffei. We prospectively report management of 1 patient and retrospectively review 7 coinfection cases from Vietnam.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Le, T; Hong Chau, TT; Kim Cuc, NT; Si Lam, P; Manh Sieu, TP; Shikuma, CM; Day, JN

Published Date

  • November 1, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 51 / 9

Start / End Page

  • e65 - e68

PubMed ID

  • 20887205

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20887205

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-6591

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/656685

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States