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Research & Reviews 561 results
PLoS Pathogens; Saidykhan L, Correia J et. al.
Aug 16th, 2022 - Cryptococcosis is a potentially lethal fungal infection of humans caused by organisms within the Cryptococcus neoformans/gattii species complex. Whilst C. neoformans is a relatively common pathogen of immunocompromised individuals, C. gattii is ca...
Medicine Choi HS
Aug 13th, 2022 - Cryptococcus neoformans (C neoformans) infection typically occurs in immunocompromised patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), or those taking immunosuppressive drugs, corticosteroids, or chemotherapy. Recently, there have been ...
Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (1999); Yoon H, Hemmige VS et. al.
Aug 12th, 2022 - There is no established cryptococcal antigen (CrAg) screening guideline for people with HIV who are antiretroviral therapy-experienced but have poor virologic control. We assessed factors associated with CrAg screening and describe missed opportun...
Journal of Clinical Immunology; Wang SY, Lo YF et. al.
Aug 11th, 2022 - Anti-granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor autoantibodies (anti-GM-CSF Abs) are a predisposing factor for pulmonary alveolar proteinosis (PAP) and Cryptococcus gattii cryptococcosis. This study aimed to investigate clinical manifestatio...
ACS Infectious Diseases; Tharappel AM, Li Z et. al.
Aug 11th, 2022 - Drug resistance is a significant concern in the treatment of diseases, including cryptococcosis caused by Cryptococcus neoformans (Cne) and Cryptococcus gattii (Cga). Alternative drug targets are necessary to overcome drug resistance before it att...
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Clinicaltrials.gov 14 results
Aug 4th, 2022 - Cryptococcus is a fungus that causes infections most commonly in immunocompromised patients, such as those with AIDS and solid organ transplant recipients, particularly renal transplant recipients (1-3). However, approximately one-third of cases f...
Jul 12th, 2022 - The study will be carried out in a population of HIV-infected adults with advanced HIV disease (CD4 <200 cells/µL) in Uganda. It will be a Randomized controlled trial, Phase III in Uganda over a duration of 5 years assessing 24 weeks survival with...
Mar 4th, 2022 - 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...
Dec 13th, 2021 - The research involves AIDS patients complicated with talaromycosis, PCP and cryptococcosis in the study. The main contents: To explore early screening and diagnostic strategies. To advance the application of taloromyces marneffeispecific mannose p...
Nov 2nd, 2021 - Serious fungal infections are significant complicating and life-threatening occurrences in patients with advanced HIV infection. Oropharyngeal candidiasis is found in almost all such patients, and causes pain, difficulty in swallowing, and loss of...
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Yashdeep Singh Pathania, MD, Gurwinder Kaur, MD
Jun 1st, 2021 - The Diagnosis: Cutaneous Cryptococcosis Histologic examination revealed infiltration of the dermis and subcutaneous tissue with rounded basophilic cells on low magnification (Figure 1A). On higher magnification, encapsulated yeast cells (cryptococ.
Steven A. Svoboda, BS, Bridget E. Shields, MD
Feb 3rd, 2021 - Nutritional dermatoses are classically associated with dietary nutrient deficiencies; however, cutaneous disease as a consequence of nutrient excess often is overlooked. Chronic hyperglycemia and hyperinsulinemia resulting from excess carbohydrate.
Dec 20th, 2020 - The anti-inducible T-cell co-stimulator (ICOS) monoclonal antibody MEDI-570 showed clinical activity with durable responses, as well as acceptable safety and tolerability in patients with relapsed/refractory angioimmunoblastic T-cell lymphoma (AIT...
Bo Li, MD, Xiangqian Li, MD et. al.
Nov 23rd, 2020 - Dermoscopy showed polylobular, whitish yellow, amorphous structures at the center of the lesion surrounded by a crown of vessels (Figure 1). Histopathology revealed hyperplastic crateriform lesions containing large eosinophilic intracytoplasmic in.
James V. Twede, MD, Kristopher M. Peters, DO
Dec 10th, 2018 - To the Editor: Disseminated cryptococcosis is a well-known opportunistic infection in patients with advanced human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, but it is not frequently seen as a primary infection of the skin in immunocompetent hosts. W.