Management of Cryptoccocal Meningitis in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

Management of Cryptoccocal Meningitis in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

To the Editor: Cryptococcal meningitis (CM) remains a serious cause of mortality and morbidity in individuals infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The optimal treatment of CM is unknown. We conducted a systematic review to determine the best treatment for CM with an emphasis on resource-poor settings. Six studies met the inclusion criteria; none was found that compared amphotericin B with fluconazole. From the available evidence, it is not possible to determine which treatment is superior for CM. Background

Management of Cryptoccocal Meningitis in Resource-Limited Settings: A Systematic Review (Scientific Letters) (Clinical Report)

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