New Test Hastens Diagnosis Of Cryptococcal Meningitis, Top Cause Of HIV-Related Deaths In Developing Countries, University of Nevada School of Medicine Study

The Food and Drug Administration has cleared a new diagnostic test that will help save the lives of hundreds of thousands of AIDS patients stricken with cryptococcosis, a fungal meningitis. The test was developed through a collaboration between Tom Kozel, professor of microbiology of the University of Nevada School of Medicine, and Sean Bauman, president and CEO of IMMY (Immuno-Mycologics) of Oklahoma.

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