Disseminated cryptococcosis and active pulmonary tuberculosis co-infection in an otherwise healthy adult

  • Ghaemeh Nabaei Mail Iranian Center of Neurological Research AND Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences Tehran, Iran
  • Shirin Afhami Department of Infectious Disease, School of Medicine, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Keywords:
Cryptococcosis, Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Coinfection

Abstract

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Published
2015-10-14
How to Cite
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Nabaei G, Afhami S. Disseminated cryptococcosis and active pulmonary tuberculosis co-infection in an otherwise healthy adult. Curr J Neurol. 14(3):174-176.
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