Parasitic Infections in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Authors: José M. Miró, MD, PhD; Miriam J. Álvarez-Martínez, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 10/20/21 (What's New)

Summary

  • Guidelines on opportunistic infections do not recommend respiratory isolation of patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia (Management Guidelines)[CDC OI]
  • There is some evidence to suggest that an immunocompromised patient should not be placed in the same room as a patient with Pneumocystis pneumonia[Choukri 2010]

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