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Successful treatment of resistant cryptococcal meningitis with amphotericin B lipid emulsion after nephrotoxicity with conventional intravenous amphotericin B

Authors
Journal
Journal of Infection
0163-4453
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
28
Issue
3
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0163-4453(94)92093-1

Abstract

Summary Various formulations have been developed in an effort to reduce the toxicity of amphotericin B. We report a case of cryptococcal meningitis in a 31-year-old HIV-positive man which was successfully treated with amphotericin B lipid emulsion.

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