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Neurology India
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Neurological Society of India
ISSN: 0028-3886
EISSN: 0028-3886
Vol. 55, No. 3, 2007, pp. 233-240
Bioline Code: ni07082
Full paper language: English
Document type: Review Article
Document available free of charge

Neurology India, Vol. 55, No. 3, 2007, pp. 233-240

 en Laboratory investigation of fungal infections of the central nervous system
Davis, John A.; Costello, Daniel J. & Venna, Nagagopal


While fungal infections of the central nervous system (CNS) are relatively rare, fungal pathogens are increasingly being recognized as an important etiology of CNS infections, particularly amongst the growing immunocompromized population. In this paper we aim to provide a practical approach to the diagnosis of fungal infections of the CNS, review some of the diagnostic methods currently available and discuss diagnosis of certain pathogens of particular interest to the practicing neurologist.

Fungal encephalitis, fungal infection, fungal meningitis

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