Management of IRIS

  • Authors: Irini Sereti, MD, MHS; Philip Grant, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • PCP IRIS develops within the first 8 weeks of ART initiation and presents with recurrent cough, fever, dyspnea, and worsening chest x-ray
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage shows a predominance of inflammatory cells and a lack of pathogenic organisms[Barry 2002]

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