Cryptococcosis Topic Guide

Cryptococcosis 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.

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Cryptococcosis Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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fluconazole Fluconazole

Fluconazole is an antifungal medicine that is used to treat infections caused by fungus, which can invade any part of the body including the mouth, throat, e...learn more »