Management of Hematologic Disorders

  • Author: David Aboulafia, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)


  • Clinical manifestations of anemia vary as hemoglobin levels decrease but are similar to those in HIV-uninfected individuals (Table 1)
  • Consistent association between anemia and decreased survival, HIV progression to AIDS, and development of specific opportunistic illnesses
  • Not known whether association between anemia and mortality is causal

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