Parasitic Infections in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Authors: José M. Miró, MD, PhD; Miriam J. Álvarez-Martínez, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • Patients treated for isosporiasis should receive secondary prophylaxis with sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim (Table 17)[Kaplan 2009; Panel 2008b]
  • Secondary prophylaxis may be discontinued in patients with no evidence of active Cystoisospora belli infection and a CD4+ cell count > 200 cells/mm3 after 6 months of ART[CDC OI]

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