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

Introduction

  • OIs remain common in settings where ART is not widely available, in patients with undiagnosed HIV disease, and in patients who fail therapy due to drug resistance, nonadherence, or intolerance
  • Guidelines on preventing and treating OIs in patients with HIV are published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (Management Guidelines)[CDC OI] and the European AIDS Clinical Society (Management Guidelines)[EACS]
  • The authors also direct Spanish-speaking clinicians to the guideline of the Grupo de Estudio de Sida (GESIDA) on the treatment of OIs ...

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