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

  • Treatment for ocular microsporidiosis infection should be continued indefinitely
  • It is not known whether treatment for other manifestations can be safely discontinued after immune restoration with ART
  • Some specialists recommend discontinuing chronic therapy if no clinical manifestations are present for > 6 months and the CD4+ cell count is > 200 cells/mm3[Miao 2000]

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