Evaluation and Follow-up of Patients With Cryptococcosis

2014-11-20 06:14:53 | BioPortfolio

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Clinical Trials [4 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Clinical Trial of Pulmonary Cryptococcosis in China

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...

Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics of SPK-843 in the Treatment of Pulmonary Mycosis

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...

A Study of Itraconazole in the Prevention of Histoplasmosis, a Fungal Infection, in HIV-Infected Patients

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 ...

PubMed Articles [28 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Cytologic Diagnosis of Cryptococcosis in Biliary Specimen: Report of a rare case with brief review of literature.

Cryptococcus neoformans is an important opportunistic pathogen causing focal or disseminated infection in immunocompromised patients. Most common sites of involvement include central nervous system, s...

Treatment of cryptococcosis in non-HIV immunocompromised patients.

Cryptococcosis has become a common opportunistic infection among non-HIV immunocompromised hosts. Recent reports have shown the incidence of Cryptococcosis among HIV-negative immunocompromised patient...

Pulmonary cryptococcosis: A review of pathobiology and clinical aspects.

Pulmonary cryptococcosis is an important opportunistic invasive mycosis in immunocompromised patients, but it is also increasingly seen in immunocompetent patients. The main human pathogens are Crypto...

Multi-locus sequence typing as a tool to investigate environmental sources of infection for cryptococcosis in captive birds.

A systematic investigation into environmental sources of infection was conducted at an Australian zoological park after cryptococcosis, caused by Cryptococcus gattii VGI, was diagnosed in a red-tailed...

Cryptococcal infection in lung transplant recipients: a five-year retrospective review at an Australian transplant centre.

Cryptococcosis is a common invasive fungal infection (IFI) in solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients. Little is known about cryptococcosis in lung transplant (LTx) recipients despite having one of th...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

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