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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-11-20T06:14:53-0500
The purpose of the study:1.Improve the understanding of the risk factors of pulmonary cryptococcosis;2.Improve the awareness of pulmonary cryptococcosis clinical and imaging manifestations...
Recruitment of at least 10 adult patients (men and women) among individuals affected and admitted to the hospitals identified for the clinical study. All patients shall be between 18 and 7...
To assess the safety and efficacy of itraconazole versus placebo for prevention of histoplasmosis in HIV-infected patients with CD4 counts < 150 cells/mm3 who reside where histoplasmosis i...
Evaluation of the Association of Polymorphisms in the Innate Immune System With the Risk for Cryptococcus Neoformans Infection in Patients Not Infected With HIV and Complications Associated With Cryptococcus Neoformans Infection
Innate immunity plays an important role for fungal recognition and initiation of fungicidal activity. We hypothesize that subtle differences in different molecules of innate immunity may ...
Cellulitis is an unusual presentation of disseminated cryptococcosis, a serious infection seen predominantly in immunocompromised hosts. Disseminated cryptococcosis carries significant morbidity for t...
Disseminated cryptococcosis caused by Cryptococcus gattii (molecular type VGI) was diagnosed in an adult free-ranging female koala (Phascolarctos cinereus). Subclinical cryptococcosis was later diagno...
Cryptococcosis is an invasive fungal disease caused by Cryptococcus neoformans and the closely related species C. gattii. The severe form of the disease, cryptococcal meningitis (CM), is rapidly fatal...
The passive and voluntary surveillance of cryptococcosis in Colombia since 1997 has seen an increasing participating rate, revealing its importance to both in immunosuppressed and immunocompetent peop...
A 73-year-old man presented with fatigue and anorexia and underwent FDG PET/CT scan to evaluate a right lung nodule revealed by a chest CT. The FDG PET/CT not only showed that the lung nodule was hype...
Infection with a fungus of the species CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS.
Opportunistic infections found in patients who test positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The most common include PNEUMOCYSTIS PNEUMONIA, Kaposi's sarcoma, cryptosporidiosis, herpes simplex, toxoplasmosis, cryptococcosis, and infections with Mycobacterium avium complex, Microsporidium, and Cytomegalovirus.