Tuberculosis and Other Mycobacterial Infections

  • Authors: Richard E. Chaisson, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 3/30/17 (What's New)


  • Diagnosis of MAC IRIS is made on the basis of clinical presentation, history of ART, CD4+ cell count, HIV-1 RNA level, and results of mycobacterial culture of blood
  • Other infections and causes of IRIS should be excluded

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