Management of potential neurocysticercosis in patients with HIV infection.

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

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e30-34
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume42
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 15 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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