Disseminated talaromycosis: an AIDS defining fungal infection
Keywords:Talaromycosis, Talaromyces marneffi, AIDS, cutaneous penicilliosis
Talaromycosis is a systemic mycosis caused by Talaromyces marneffei. It mostly occurs as an opportunistic infection in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). In India, its endemic in Manipur. We report 3 cases of disseminated talaromycosis with skin eruptions in HIV sero-positive patients from Manipur.
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