Intestinal infections represent a major health problem in homosexual men. The spectrum of potential pathogens includes classic sexually transmitted pathogens, enteric bacterial and protozoan pathogens, and a wide range of opportunistic infections seen in patients with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections. Diagnosis and treatment of these infections must be comprehensive, including a full microbiologic evaluation, assessment of the immuno-competence of the patient, and repeat examination following completion of therapy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||17|
|Journal||Infectious disease clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Mar 1 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)
- Infectious Diseases