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December 2016

General Reports: Miscellaneous Studies

HIV and CNS Opportunistic Infections in HIV

            Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

Opportunistic Infections in Biological Therapy, Risk and Prevention.
Bryant PA, Baddley JW.
Rheum Dis Clin North Am. 2017 Feb;43(1):27-41.


Executive Summary: Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Aspergillosis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
Patterson TF, Thompson GR 3rd, Denning DW,
 et al
Clin Infect Dis
. 2016 Aug 15;63(4):433-42

Prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections and other coinfections in HIV-infected patients: May 2015.
Iribarren JA, Rubio R, Aguirrebengoa K,  et al 
Enferm Infecc Microbiol Clin. 2016 Mar 11.

Opportunistic Neurologic Infections in Patients with Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)
Albarillo F, O'Keefe P.
2016 Jan;16(1):10.

Opportunistic infections and AIDS malignancies early after initiating combination antiretroviral therapy in high-income countries.
HIV-CAUSAL Collaboration.
. 2014 Oct 23;28(16):2461-73.

Update on Opportunistic Infections in the Era of Effective Antiretroviral Therapy.
Zanoni BC, Gandhi RT.
Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2014 Sep;28(3):501-518.

Clinical and Immunologic Predictors of Death After an Acute Opportunistic Infection: Results from ACTG A5164.
Grant PM, Komarow L, Sanchez A,  et al

HIV Clin Trials
. 2014 Jul-Aug;15(4):

Occam's Scissors': opportunistic infections in advanced HIV infection.
Shah N, Owen L, Bhagani S.
BMJ Case
. 2013 Jul 5;2013

The effect of opportunistic illness on HIV RNA viral load and CD4+ T cell count among HIV-positive adults taking antiretroviral therapy.
Ekwaru JP, Campbell J, Malamba S, et al

J Int AIDS Soc
. 2013 Apr 1;16:17355

Opportunistic Infections in Women With HIV AIDS.
Lazenby GB.
Clin Obstet Gynecol
. 2012 Dec;55(4):927-37.

Free Light Chains and the Risk of AIDS-Defining Opportunistic Infections in HIV-infected Individuals.
Shiels MS, Landgren O, Costello R,  et al

Clin Infect Dis
. 2012 Aug 14.

Opportunistic disorders of the gastrointestinal tract in the age of highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Huppmann AR, Orenstein JM.

Hum Pathol
. 2010 Dec;41(12):1777-1787.

Biopsy of peripheral lymph nodes: a useful tool to diagnose opportunistic diseases in HIV-infected patients.
Ramos CG, Goldani LZ.

Trop Doct. 2010 Oct 12.

What's New in the 2009 US Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among Adults and Adolescents with HIV?
Brooks JT, Kaplan JE, Masur H.

Top HIV Med
. 2009 Jul-Aug;17(3):109-14

Early antiretroviral therapy reduces AIDS progression/death in individuals with acute opportunistic infections: a multicenter randomized strategy trial.
Zolopa A, Andersen J, Powderly W, et al 
PLoS ONE. 2009;4(5):e5575

Update on the treatment of serious fungal infections
Borges Sa M.
Rev Esp Quimioter. 2008;21 Spec No 1:14-25


Gastroduodenal opportunistic infections and dyspepsia in HIV-infected patients in the era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy.
Werneck-Silva AL, Prado IB.
J Gastroenterol Hepatol
. 2008 Nov 26
Opportunistic Disease and Mortality in Patients Coinfected with Hepatitis B or C Virus in the Strategic Management of Antiretroviral Therapy (SMART) Study.
Tedaldi E, Peters L, Neuhaus J, et al 
Clin Infect Dis
. 2008 Oct 29.

Fungal infection as a risk factor for HIV disease progression among patients with a CD4 count above 200/microl in the era of cART.
Podlekareva D, Mocroft A, Kirk O, et al
Scand J Infect Dis. 2008 Jun 18:1-6.

Susceptibility to opportunistic infections in HIV-infected patients with increased CD4 T-cell counts on antiretroviral therapy may be predicted by markers of dysfunctional effect or memory CD4 T cells and B cells.
French M, Keane N, McKinnon E, et al
HIV Med. 2007 Apr;8(3):148-55.
Factors associated with the development of opportunistic infections in HIV-1-infected adults
with high CD4+ cell counts: a EuroSIDA study.Podlekareva D, Mocroft A, Dragsted UB,  

J Infect Dis.
2006 Sep 1;194(5):633-41
Contribution of T Cell Subsets to the Pathophysiology of Pneumocystis-Related Immunorestitution Disease.
Bhagwat SP, Gigliotti F, Xu H, Wright TW.
Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2006 Aug 4;
Opportunistic infection as a cause of transient viremia in chronically infected HIV patients under treatment with HAART.
Jones E, Perelson AS.  
Bull Math Biol. 2005 Jul 13;
Declining Gastrointestinal Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Persons: A Triumph of Science and a Challenge for Our HAARTs and Minds.
Raufman JP.

Am J Gastroenterol.
2005 Jul;100(7):1455-8.
Occurrence of gastrointestinal opportunistic disorders in AIDS despite the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Monkemuller KE, Lazenby AJ, et al
Dig Dis Sci. 2005 Feb;50(2):230-4.

Opportunistic diseases in HIV infection
Furrer H.

LymphoidTher Umsch. 2004 Oct;61(10):625-30.

          Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters

  Opportunistic disease and mortality in patients co-infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and/or hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the SMART (Strategic Management of Antiretroviral Therapy) study
Tedaldi E, Puoti M, Neuhaus J, et al
(4th IAS Conference)

Epidemiology (also refer to epidemiology for specific OIs)

            Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Emerging trends in the epidemiology of invasive mycoses in England and Wales (1990-9).
Lamagni TL, Evans BG, Shigematsu M, Johnson EM
Epidemiol Infect 2001 Jun;126(3):397-414

          Conference Reports, Abstracts, and Posters

The Burden of OI in Adults Receiving ART in Resource-limited Settings in Médecins Sans Frontières-supported Projects
S Balkan, D O'Brien, P Humblet, et al

(14 CROI)
PDF Poster     Abstract

HIV/AIDS - related opportunistic infections among women in poor resource settings in Côte d'Ivoire
BD Soura
Viral Load

            Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Viral load as an independent risk factor for opportunistic infections in HIV-infected adults and adolescents.
Kaplan JE, Hanson DL, Jones JL, Dworkin MS
AIDS. 2001 Sep 28;15(14):1831-6.


            Journal Papers, Abstracts, and Commentaries

  Biopsy of peripheral lymph nodes: a useful tool to diagnose opportunistic diseases in HIV-infected patients.
Ramos CG, Goldani LZ.

Trop Doct
. 2010 Oct 12.



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