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Volume 2, Number 2—April 1996

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Emerging Disease Issues and Fungal Pathogens Associated with HIV Infection

Neil M. AmpelComments to Author 
Author affiliation: University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Tucson, Arizona, USA

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Common fungal pathogens in HIV infection and their most frequent clinical syndromes

Organism Clinical syndrome
Candida albicans
Thrush, vaginal candidiasis, esophageal candidiasis
Cryptococcus neoformans
Meningitis
Histoplasma capsulatum
Disseminated infection with fever and weight loss
Coccidioides immitis
Diffuse and focal pulmonary disease
Blastomyces dermatitidis
Localized pulmonary disease and disseminated infection, including meningitis
Aspergillus fumigatus
Pulmonary disease with fever, cough, and hemoptysis
Penicillium marneffei Fever alone or with pulmonary infiltrates, lymphadenopathy, or cutaneous lesions

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