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Guideline for the prevention, diagnosis and management of cryptococcal meningitis among HIV-infected persons: 2013 update

Source: Southern African HIV Clinicians Society
Publication Date: June 4, 2013

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2013 guideline from the Southern African HIV Clinicians Society on managing cryptococcal meningitis (CM) in HIV-infected patients with a focus on 7 key areas: Screening and pre-emptive treatment; laboratory diagnosis and monitoring; management of a first episode of CM; amphotericin B deoxycholate toxicity prevention, monitoring, and management; timing of ART among patients with CM; management of raised intracranial pressure, and management of relapse episodes of CM.

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Keywords: HIV - Resource-Limited Settings, HIV - Cryptococcus