What is the primary prophylaxis against coccidioidomycosis in patients with HIV infection?

Updated: Mar 09, 2021
  • Author: Justin R Hofmann, MD; Chief Editor: John Bartlett, MD  more...
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Patients with a new positive immunoglobulin M (IgM) or IgG serologic test result who live in endemic areas and have a CD4 count of less than 250 cells/μL should receive fluconazole 400 mg PO daily (BIII recommendation). [2]


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