TITLE

Posaconazole for Chronic Refractory Coccidioidal Meningitis

AUTHOR(S)
Schein, Rebecca; Homans, James; Larsen, Robert A.; Neely, Michael
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Clinical Infectious Diseases;12/15/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p1252
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Coccidioidal meningitis is a potentially lethal infection. Disease progression while taking fluconazole is a common complication and safe, effective, alternative treatments are limited. Posaconazole therapy resulted in symptomatic and laboratory improvement in 2 patients and clinical improvement in a third patient with chronic, previously unresponsive coccidioidal meningitis.
ACCESSION #
74614795

 

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