Bacterial Infections

  • Author: Harjot K. Singh, MD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD; Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD
  • Last Reviewed: 8/31/21 (What's New)


  • Common bacterial infections seen in the general population may occur more frequently in patients with HIV and they may have unusual clinical features
  • Joint guidelines for preventing and treating opportunistic infections in patients with HIV from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America were revised in 2019-2021 (Management Guidelines)[CDC OI]

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