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Cryptococcal Meningitis Responsible for 1 in 10 HIV-Related Deaths, Study Reports

[From ContagionLive, May 23, 2019]

“Cryptococcosis is one of the leading causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa among adults living with HIV. Tuberculosis is the most common cause of AIDS-related morality in adults, but estimates indicate that cryptococcal meningitis is the second most common cause, with a mortality rate of around 15%.”

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