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Patient N is HIV positive and comes with complains of nuchal rigidity, headache and fever. Appropriate diagnostic tests reveal cryptococcal meningitis. Which of the following can be used as an induction therapy in a resource limited setting ?

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SUGGESTIVE. OF CRYPTOCOCCAL MENINGITIS. IN .... H. I. V... ADVISABLE... AMPHOTERICIN - B... PLUS FLUCYTOSINE..... ...FOR. A. PERIOD. OF.. ...TWO. WEEKS.... FOLLOWED. BY... FLUCONAZOLE.... ...FOR. AT. LEAST... .... TEN. WEEKS...

Amphotericin b and flicytosin for 2 week And Fluconazole and flicytosin for 10 week

Common infection with fungus Cryptococcus meningitis in hiv Long term therapy

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Amphotericin b + flucytosin X 2 weeks Then Fluconazole + flucytosin X 10 weeks

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Amphotericin B + Flucytosine for minimum 6 weeks.

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An invasive fungus cryptococcus ,Amphotericin B,Flucytosi Flu onazol 150 for at least 15 days

The correct answer is, "c- Both a and b are correct"

C-Both a and b are correct.

Option A

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