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Table 2 Number and time of transition of AIDS patient with CM in the study cohort

From: The clinical characteristics and outcome of cryptococcal meningitis with AIDS in a tertiary hospital in China: an observational cohort study

Outcome Number of cases (persons) Time (weeks)
Symptoms
 Disappeared 33 (25.8%) 2 (1.5, 3)
 Improved 77 (60.2%) 3 (2, 4)
 Not improved 18 (14%)
CSF
 Return to Normal 44 (34.4%) 1 (1, 2.75)
 Improved 45 (35.2%) 2 (2, 4)
 No Improved 25 (19.5%)
 No rechecked 14 (10.9%)
CSF ink stains turn to negative 46 (35.9%) 16 (7, 30)
  1. Note: CSF Cerebrospinal fluid, Median (Q1, Q3) Median based on 25th and 75th percentiles