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)


  • Primary care physicians should be aware of the unusual clinical features that present particularly in persons with HIV, as well as the most effective means of prevention and treatment
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of America provide guidelines on the management of opportunistic infections including bacterial infections (Management Guidelines)[CDC OI]

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