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Rapid Advice: Diagnosis, Prevention and Management of Cryptococcal Disease in HIV-Infected Adults, Adolescents and Children

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The publication summarizes key evidence and provides recommendations on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of cryptococcal disease in HIV-infected adults, adolescents (10-19 years) and children (up to 10 years), with a focus on low-resource settings with a high burden of cryptococcal disease. It outlines standards for high quality care of persons living with HIV infection and patients with cryptococcal disease, by providing evidence-based recommendations that consider the risks and benefits, acceptability, feasibility, cost, and other resource implications.

Publisher: World Health Organization
Language: English
Format: Web Page
Region: Global
Audiences: Policymakers, Program Managers, Doctors/Physicians, Other Healthcare Workers
Topic Area: Opportunistic Infections & Associated Conditions
Resource Type: Manuals