Infectious complications of HIV disease

J. E. Gallant

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-104
Number of pages32
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Volume13
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1995

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Nursing(all)
  • Emergency Medicine

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