Nov 27, 2006
PT Dx HIV,PMH depression and cryptococcal pneumonia CD4 153 toxo IgG+ ,ALL:Sulfa what is the prophylaxis?
Response from Dr. Henry
For an HIV+ patients with a CD4 count < 200 and a history of cryptococcal pneumonia then the standard treatment/prophylaxis would include fluconazole and sulfa/trimethoprim (if you have no allergy to sulfa). Starting potent antiretroviral therapy is also advised if available. KH
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