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Neonatal Cryptococcosis: Beware of False-positive Results

Zaheera J. Soni, Gary Reubenson, Tim De Maayer, Ashraf Coovadia and Erica M. Lazarus

in Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Published on behalf of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society

Volume 1, issue 3, pages 250-253
Published in print September 2012 | ISSN: 2048-7193
Published online April 2012 | e-ISSN: 2048-7207 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jpids/pis037
Neonatal Cryptococcosis: Beware of False-positive Results

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Although cryptococcal meningitis is uncommon in children and rare in neonates, it does occur. We highlight circumstances in which the diagnosis should be considered and methods required to confirm the diagnosis in young patients.

Journal Article.  1682 words. 

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

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