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Access to flucytosine for HIV-infected patients with cryptococcal meningitis - an urgent need

Nelesh Premapragasan Govender, Graeme Meintjes, Shabir Banoo

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Nelesh Premapragasan Govender, National Institute for Communicable Diseases – Centre for Opportunistic, Tropical and Hospital Infections, National Health Laboratory Service and Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

Graeme Meintjes, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine and Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Department of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK

Shabir Banoo, Right to Care; Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Keywords

Flucytosine; HIV; Cryptococcal meningitis

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2014;104(9):594-595. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.8713

Article History

Date submitted: 2014-07-25
Date published: 2014-08-19

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