Double Infection With and in an HIV Patient Controlled With High Doses of Amphotericin B.

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Summary of "Double Infection With and in an HIV Patient Controlled With High Doses of Amphotericin B."

We present a unique case of disseminated Leishmaniasis in an HIV patient. Two different species were identified by genomic sequencing in both bone marrow and skin. The infection could be suppressed but not cured, despite a high dose of amphotericin B of nearly 65 g over more than 6 years.


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Name: Open forum infectious diseases
ISSN: 2328-8957
Pages: ofy323


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