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Combo Therapy Helps Knock Out Fungal Meningitis

Posted 3 Apr 2013 by

WEDNESDAY, April 3 – A drug regimen containing two powerful antifungal medicines – amphotericin B and flucytosine – reduced the risk of dying from cryptococcal meningitis by 40 percent compared to treatment with amphotericin B alone, according to new research. The study also found that those who survived the illness were less likely to be disabled if they received treatment that included ...

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