Parasitic Infections in HIV-Infected Patients

  • Authors: José M. Miró, MD, PhD; Miriam J. Álvarez-Martínez, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)

Summary

  • 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 HIV-infected patients 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 Grupo de Estudio de Sida (Management Guidelines)[Panel 2008a] (Management Guidelines)[Panel 2008b]

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