Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Cryptococcal Pneumonia Evaluation

The evaluation of cryptococcal infection begins with a medical history and physical examination.

Physical findings in someone with a cryptococcal infection may include:

Testing is necessary to confirm the diagnosis of cryptococcal infection.

Tests that may be used to evaluate cryptococcal infection include:

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Last Updated: Dec 8, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Cryptococcal Pneumonia References
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