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)


  • TE is the most common form of toxoplasmosis in immunocompromised patients[Miro 2008; Montoya 2004]
  • Other important sites include the lungs (pulmonary toxoplasmosis) and eyes (retinitis)
  • Presentation of TE ranges from a gradual subacute neurological process to an acute confusional state

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