HIV disease is associated with a wide variety of infections caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi. Although some infections occur only in patients with very low CD4 cell counts, others require only mild to moderate immunosuppression. This article discusses the opportunistic infections associated with HIV disease and reviews their clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, with an emphasis on emergency depart merit diagnosis and management.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||32|
|Journal||Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - 1995|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
- Emergency Medicine