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Research & Reviews  465 results

Mycobacterial and Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Negative Thai and Taiwanese Patients Associated With Autoantibodies to Interferon-gamma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00814827

Nov 30th, 2021 - The acquisition of opportunistic infections has been causally linked to innate and acquired immunodeficiencies. We have recently identified a population of Asian women with autoantibodies to interferon gamma (IFN?), all of whom were diagnosed by v...

Disseminated genitourinary histoplasmosis in a patient with AIDS with negative urine an...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8593604
BMJ Case Reports; Joseph CT, Feely M et. al.

Nov 14th, 2021 - Disseminated histoplasmosis is a life-threatening condition in immunocompromised patients. The majority of healthy persons have benign disease not requiring treatment. However, in persons living with HIV, mortality is high and accurate diagnosis i...

A Study of Itraconazole in the Treatment and Prevention of Histoplasmosis, a Fungal Infection, in Patients With AIDS
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000975

Nov 4th, 2021 - Histoplasmosis is a serious opportunistic infection in patients with AIDS. Although the clinical response to amphotericin B treatment in the AIDS patients is generally good, administration difficulties and toxicity detract from its usefulness. Ora...

Uveitis Evaluation and Treatment
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1209123-overview

Nov 2nd, 2021 - Approach to the Uveitis Workup For many years, uveitis was considered a single disease entity; therefore, the approach to treatment varied very little. As knowledge of the disease process grew and the sophistication of immunologic and microbiologi...

A couple returning from Peru with persistent fever: think of histoplasmosis.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2021.10.039
International Journal of Infectious Diseases : IJID : Off... Broucke SVD, Bogaerts P et. al.

Oct 30th, 2021 - A couple presented with fever and strikingly similar symptoms starting exactly on the same day after returning from an adventurous journey in Peru. Symptom onset was 12 days after exposure to bats from a hollow tree. The further evolution undersco...

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Drugs  50 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  13 results

Mycobacterial and Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Negative Thai and Taiwanese Patients Associated With Autoantibodies to Interferon-gamma
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00814827

Nov 30th, 2021 - The acquisition of opportunistic infections has been causally linked to innate and acquired immunodeficiencies. We have recently identified a population of Asian women with autoantibodies to interferon gamma (IFN?), all of whom were diagnosed by v...

A Study of Itraconazole in the Treatment and Prevention of Histoplasmosis, a Fungal Infection, in Patients With AIDS
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00000975

Nov 4th, 2021 - Histoplasmosis is a serious opportunistic infection in patients with AIDS. Although the clinical response to amphotericin B treatment in the AIDS patients is generally good, administration difficulties and toxicity detract from its usefulness. Ora...

Endemic Mycoses Treatment With SUBA-itraconazole vs Itraconazole
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03572049

Sep 27th, 2021 - This is a prospective, multi-center, randomized, open-label parallel arm study involving patients with proven or probable invasive endemic fungal infection to ascertain the pharmacokinetics, safety, efficacy, and tolerability of oral SUBA-itracona...

Randomized Trial of Liposomal Amphotericin B for Histoplasmosis in AIDS Patients
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04059770

Jul 16th, 2021 - This is a prospective randomized non-comparative multicenter open label trial of induction therapy with LAmB for DH in AIDS patients, followed by oral therapy with itraconazole. The sample size planned is 99 patients of both sexes, older than 18 y...

Making an Early Diagnosis of Talaromycosis Using a Novel Antigen Test
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04033120

Mar 23rd, 2021 - This study aims to determine the diagnostic and prognostic values and the clinical impact of Talaromyces marneffei antigenemia (TmAg) in patients with advanced HIV disease using a novel enzyme immunoassay (EIA) detecting Tm-specific cell wall mann...

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News  45 results

Breast Cancer Management: Monitoring Patients for ILD
https://www.onclive.com/view/breast-cancer-management-monitoring-patients-for-ild

Sep 8th, 2021 - Mark D. Pegram, MD: Interstitial lung disease [ILD] is a diagnosis of exclusion. It’s seen with numerous drugs that we use in breast cancer, such as CDK4/6 inhibitors, everolimus, and trastuzumab deruxtecan. So we are constantly screening for this...

North American Blastomycosis in an Immunocompromised Patient
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/214767/infectious-diseases/north-american-blastomycosis-immunocompromised/page/0/1?channel=45

Dec 26th, 2019 - Punch biopsy from the upper back revealed a mixed acute and granulomatous infiltrate with numerous yeast forms (Figure 4A) that were highlighted by Grocott-Gomori methenamine-silver (Figure 4B) and periodic acid–Schiff (Figure 4C) stains. Figure 4.

PJP prophylaxis may be unnecessary for CLL patients on BTK inhibitors
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/210199/cll/pjp-prophylaxis-may-be-unnecessary-cll-patients-btk-inhibitors?channel=234
Sharon Worcester, MDedge News

Oct 16th, 2019 - EDINBURGH – Routine empiric prophylaxis against pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia (PJP) may be unwarranted in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients initiating Bruton tyrosine kinase (BTK) inhibitor therapy, a retrospective chart review suggests. Dr.

Mediastinal granuloma due to histoplasmosis in a patient on infliximab
https://www.mdedge.com/ccjm/article/207079/rheumatology/mediastinal-granuloma-due-histoplasmosis-patient-infliximab/page/0/1?channel=325

Sep 3rd, 2019 - GOLD STANDARD FOR DIAGNOSIS Isolation of H capsulatum from clinical specimens remains the gold standard for confirmation of histoplasmosis. The sensitivity of culture to detect H capsulatum depends on the clinical manifestations: it is 74% in pati.

What is your diagnosis? - September 2019
https://www.mdedge.com/gihepnews/article/206986/mixed-topics/what-your-diagnosis-september-2019?channel=27662
Obaidullah Aseem, MD, Daniel S. Childs, MD et. al.

Aug 26th, 2019 - Erosive protein-losing enteropathy secondary to disseminated histoplasmosis This patient was treated with amphotericin B and transitioned to oral itraconazole with frequent blood level monitoring to ensure absorption. His symptoms improved gradual.

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Patient Education  5 results see all →