Cryptococcosis Topic Guide
Cryptococcosis: Cryptococcus gattii and C. neoformans are two fungi that cause cryptococcosis when inhaled. Symptoms include fever, cough, headache, seizure, coma, meningitis, chest pain, nausea and vomiting. Treatment depends upon the patient's overall health and extent of the infection. Non-immunosuppressed patients are usually treated with amphotericin B alone or with flucytosine for a few weeks.
Meningitis in Adults Meningitis is an infection of the layers around the spinal cord called meninges. This potentially life-threatening condition can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungus, or reactions to medications or environmental toxins.