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The central nervous system and infection by Candida species

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dc.contributor.author Sánchez Portocarrero, Jorge
dc.contributor.author Pérez-Cecilia, Elisa
dc.contributor.author Corral Pazos de Provens, Octavio Jorge
dc.contributor.author Romero-Vivas, José
dc.contributor.author Picazo, Juan José
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-17T14:19:18Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-17T14:19:18Z
dc.date.issued 2000
dc.identifier.citation Sánchez-Portocarrero, J., Pérez-Cecilia, E., Corral Pazos de Provens, O. J., Romero-Vivas, J., & Picazo, J. J. (2000). The central nervous system and infection by Candida species. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 37(3), 169-179. DOI: 10.1016/S0732-8893(00)00140-1. spa
dc.identifier.issn 07328893
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/5770
dc.description.abstract In this paper we have reviewed the main clinico-pathologic disease groups of neurocandidiasis: the microabscesses, the macroabscesses, and the meningitis. Special attention has been paid to the predisposing conditions for the appearance of neurocandidiasis, the neuroimaging techniques, and the study of the cerebrospinal fluid, needed for diagnosis. We have also discussed the differential diagnosis with other illnesses. Treatment should be given with amphotericin-B and 5-fluorocytosine. The use of other antifungal drugs for neurocandidiasis is also discussed. spa
dc.description.sponsorship SIN FINANCIACIÓN spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title The central nervous system and infection by Candida species spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 1.932 JCR (2000) Q2, 18/36 Infectious Diseases, 31/83 Microbiology spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/S0732-8893(00)00140-1
dc.rights.accessRights closedAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Sistema nervioso central spa
dc.subject.uem Microbiología spa
dc.subject.unesco Sistema nervioso spa
dc.subject.unesco Microbiología spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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