The prevalence, clinical features, risk factors and outcome associated with cryptococcal meningitis in HIV positive patients in Kenya

Citation:
Mdodo R, Brown K, Omonge EO, Jaoko W, Baddley J, Pappas P, Adan I, Odera S, Suleh A, Jolly PE. "The prevalence, clinical features, risk factors and outcome associated with cryptococcal meningitis in HIV positive patients in Kenya.". 2010.

Abstract:

To determine the prevalence, clinical features, risk factors and outcomes associated with cryptococcal meningitis (CM) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) positive patients at two referral hospitals in Nairobi, Kenya Kenyatta National Hospital (KNH) and Mbagathi District Hospital (MDH), Nairobi, There is a high prevalence of CM and CM-associated mortality in HIV patients at KNH and MDH despite treatment with antifungal and anti-retroviral drugs. This study demonstrates the need to address the existing inadequacies of CM patient outcomes in Kenya

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