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Virus Infections in Immunocompromised Patients

Virology

Syndromes Caused by a Range of Viruses

  1. Anthony Simmons MA MB BChir PhD Professor

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0270

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Simmons, A. 2010. Virus Infections in Immunocompromised Patients. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Pediatrics, Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, 2.330 Children's Hospital, Galveston, TX, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    HIV-Infected Adults
  • 2
    HIV-Infected Children
  • 3
    Immune Deficiencies not Caused by HIV

Keywords:

  • virus infections in immunocompromised patients;
  • highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART);
  • herpes simplex-commonest infections of humans;
  • aciclovir resistance;
  • thymidine kinase (TK);
  • prophylaxis and treatment;
  • intravenous drug users (IVDU);
  • human papillomavirus (HPV)