Immune Restoration Disease in HIV Patient
Published Date:Apr 2006
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 12(4):689-691.
AIDS-Related Opportunistic Infections
Antiretroviral Therapy, Highly Active
Immune Restoration Disease
AIDS-related Opportunistic Infections
Description:We describe a severely immunosuppressed HIV-1-positive man in whom immune restoration disease associated with pulmonary infection caused by Mycobacterium microti developed after antiretroviral treatment. The diagnosis was made by using convenient spoligotyping techniques, but invasive investigations were required to exclude a tumor.
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