Experience with the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis

Authors: J. Chmelař 1,2;  L.siráková 2;  P. Šmahel 1,2;  Š. Rumlarová 1,2;  S. Plíšek 1;  R. Chlíbek 2;  J. Smetana 2
Authors‘ workplace: Klinika infekčních nemocí LF UK a FN Hradec Králové 1;  Katedra epidemiologie, Hradec Králové, Fakulta vojenského zdravotnictví Univerzity obrany v Brně 2
Published in: Cesk Slov Neurol N 2022; 85(2): 189-190
Category: Letter to editor
doi: 10.48095/cccsnn2022189


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