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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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Invasive Fungal Infections (IFIs): Emerging Treatment Options and Targeted Therapies
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In this activity, leading experts will review the epidemiology and prognostic implications of IFIs, as well as the new therapeutic options, and emerging research for improving outcomes in critically ill patients.

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