Controversies in the Management of Central Nervous System Coccidioidomycosis

George R. Thompson, Neil M. Ampel, Janis E. Blair, Fariba Donovan, Joshua Fierer, John N. Galgiani, Arash Heidari, Royce Johnson, Stanley A. Shatsky, Christopher M. Uchiyama, David A. Stevens

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Abstract

Central nervous system infection with Coccidioides spp. is fatal if untreated and complications occur even when therapy is directed by experienced clinicians. We convened a panel of clinicians experienced in the management of coccidioidal meningitis to summarize current controversies and provide consensus for the management of this difficult infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)555-559
Number of pages5
JournalClinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
Volume75
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 10 2022
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Coccidioides
  • coccidioidomycosis
  • intracranial pressure
  • meningitis
  • Valley Fever

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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