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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 43  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 181-183

Serum galactomannan in histoplasmosis in HIV


1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Manipal Hospital, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Internal Medicine, Manipal Hospital, New Delhi, India
3 Department of Pathology, Manipal Hospital, New Delhi, India
4 Department of Nuclear Medicine, Manipal Hospital, New Delhi, India
5 Department of Microbiology, Manipal Hospital, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Ankita Baidya
Department of Infectious Diseases, HCMCT, Manipal Hospital, New Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijstd.ijstd_92_21

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Histoplasmosis is an opportunistic infection (OI) in HIV infected patients. The Diagnosis is challenging due to lack of testing facilities. Hereby we report a young male who presented with fever & rash, was diagnosed with HIV and disseminated histoplasmosis. The timely management with antifungals was started after the of positive serum galactomannan report in the background of appropriate clinical setting.


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