Combination Therapy Improves Meningitis Outcomes | News Brief

Among HIV patients with cryptococcal meningitis, therapy with amphotericin B plus flucytosine appears to improve survival when compared with using amphotericin B alone. The combination was also associated with significantly higher rates of yeast clearance from cerebrospinal fluid.

Abstract: New England Journal of Medicine, April 4, 2013.


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