The remaining case-patient, who had received a renal transplant and exhibited cryptococcal
meningitis and cryptococcal
BSI, was not admitted to the ICU and was therefore not included in this analysis.
The current edition of CME brings you a case of bacillary angiomatosis in an HIV-positive man;  a case of paraplegia that was not what it seemed to be;  an unusual presentation of cryptococcal
laryngitis;  a report of ataxia as a side-effect of efavirenz use in children;  the value of endobronchial ultrasound;  the problem with a false-negative polymerase chain reaction test for HIV;  a case of metatstatic hepatocellular carcinoma in a pregnant woman;  and Kounis syndrome.
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Treatment of cryptococcal
meningitis in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Our study underscores the importance of cryptococcal
infections among HIV patients on HAART where an overall prevalence of 9.
His medical condition deteriorated and he was diagnosed with cryptococcal
meningitis with positive CSF culture.
Doctors diagnosed him with cryptococcal
meningitis and said he should be kept comfortable until he died.
The IMMY CrAg LFA (Cryptococcal
Antigen Lateral Flow Assay) is an immunochromatographic dipstick assay for the qualitative and semiquanitative detection of cryptococcal
skeletal infections can lead to significant morbidity and mortality and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of lytic osseous lesions.
Prevention efforts targeting infection by other opportunistic pathogens include secondary prophylaxis with fluconazole (200-400 mg/day) for patients with a history of cryptococcal
disease, and close monitoring of patients who live in areas of high histoplasmosis prevalence, he stressed.
Development of an enzyme immunoassay for cryptococcal
neuroradiological lesions correlate with severity during cryptococcal
meningoencephalitis in HIV-positive patients in the HAART era.