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

  • HIV-infected persons living in or visiting endemic areas should avoid overnight stays in houses built of adobe, mud, or thatch, or sleeping outdoors[CDC OI; Panel 2008a]
  • Preventive measures such as residual insecticide spraying of houses and the use of insecticide-treated bed nets are advised

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