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Management of Potential Neurocysticercosis in Patients with HIV Infection

Sashank Prasad, Rob Roy MacGregor, Pablo Tebas, Lourdes B. Rodriguez, Javier A. Bustos and A. Clinton White

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

Published on behalf of Infectious Diseases Society of America

Volume 42, issue 4, pages e30-e34
Published in print February 2006 | ISSN: 1058-4838
Published online February 2006 | e-ISSN: 1537-6591 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/499359
Management of Potential Neurocysticercosis in Patients with HIV Infection

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In patients with human immunodeficiency virus, the diagnosis of neurocysticercosis can be complex, and the current diagnostic criteria may not apply. We report 3 cases and suggest including the CD4+ T lymphocyte count as an important factor in the proper diagnosis and treatment of patients with human immunodeficiency virus and potential neurocysticercosis.

Journal Article.  2585 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Infectious Diseases ; Immunology ; Public Health and Epidemiology ; Microbiology

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