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<i>Cryptococcus gattii</i>: A dilemma in diagnosis and treatment in sub-Saharan Africa an area with high HIV prevalence

VJ Robertson
TK Nyazika
L Katsidzira
TI Gutu


Sub-Saharan Africa contributes at least 70% of the global cryptococcal meningoencephalitis cases each year and the majority of cases are caused by the Cryptococcus neoformans species. We present a case of meningoencephalitis due to Cryptococcus gattii in an 18 year old apparently immunocompetent male patientĀ from Zimbabwe.

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