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

  • Strongyloides stercoralis larvae can cause itchy dermatitis and rash as well as allergic and respiratory symptoms
  • There is little evidence of autoinfection occurring in HIV-infected persons
  • IRIS induced by ART may lead to apparent symptoms of hyperinfection[Kim 2004]

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