Chapter 5. Pulmonary Infections in HIV Patients in the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Era

  1. Carlos Agustí3,4 and
  2. Antoni Torres3,4
  1. Natividad Benito1 and
  2. Asunción Moreno-Camacho2

Published Online: 7 JUL 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470714171.ch5

Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management

Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management

How to Cite

Benito, N. and Moreno-Camacho, A. (2009) Pulmonary Infections in HIV Patients in the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Era, in Pulmonary Infection in the Immunocompromised Patient: Strategies for Management (eds C. Agustí and A. Torres), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470714171.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Cap de Servei de Pneumologia i Allèrgia Respiratòria Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 4

    Institut Clinic de Pneumologia ICPCT, Hospital Clinic, C/Villarroel, 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain

Author Information

  1. 1

    Infectious Diseases Unit (Internal Medicine Service), Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Sant Antoni Maria Claret 167, 08025 Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    Infectious Diseases Service, Hospital Clínic de Barcelona - IDIBAPS, Villarroel 170, 08036-Barcelona, Spain

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2009
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470319574

Online ISBN: 9780470714171

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Keywords:

  • pulmonary infections in HIV patients;
  • epidemology and etiology;
  • pneumocystis pneumonia;
  • clinical presentation of PCP in HIV-infected people;
  • trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX);
  • bacterial pulmonary infections;
  • HAART benefits and reducing infections and mortality in HIV-infected people;
  • bacterial pneumonia risk factor - stage of HIV disease;
  • tuberculosis (TB) and HIV epidemics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemology and etiology

  • Diagnosis

  • Prognosis

  • Conclusions

  • References