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

    Diagnosis and Monitoring
    • Diagnosis of IRIS can be challenging in settings without access to common diagnostic assays
    • Diagnostic criteria for IRIS allow good adherence to first-line ART to serve as a proxy for adequate virologic response[French 2004]
    Treatment of Acute Opportunistic Infections and IRIS
    • Management of IRIS may be complicated by poor access to medications and clinical procedures[Bicanic 2007; Lawn 2005a]

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