Overview

Meningitis is an infection and inflammation of the meninges. Your meninges are the membranes that cover your spinal cord and your brain. Meningitis can be caused by many different germs, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses. Most cases of mening[read article]

Tests for Cryptococcal Meningitis

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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Examination
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Cryptococcal Antigen Assay Test
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Fungal Blood Culture
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The central nervous system (CNS) consists of the brain and spinal cord. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is a clear, colorless liquid that surrounds and protects the CNS. ...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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Medical Procedures for Cryptococcal Meningitis

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Therapeutic Spinal Puncture
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Surgical Procedures for Cryptococcal Meningitis

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Cerebrospinal fluid shunts procedure
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Prescribed Medications for Cryptococcal Meningitis

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FLUCONAZOLE (floo KON na zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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AMPHOTERICIN B (am foe TER i sin) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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FLUCYTOSINE (floo SYE toe seen) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections.  More
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