Updated Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents Released
May 7, 2013
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) announce the release of the updated Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents.
Selected key updates to the guidelines include the following:
In addition to information on the clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and prevention and treatment of each OI, the guidelines include tables at the end of each chapter and summary tables at the end of the document that list therapeutic options for preventing and treating OIs, adverse drug reactions, pharmacokinetic interactions, dosing recommendations in patients with renal insufficiencies, and therapeutic considerations in pregnancy.
To view or download the guidelines, go to the Adult and Adolescent OI Prevention and Treatment Guidelines section of AIDSinfo. Separate PDF files of the tables can also be downloaded from the page.
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Feedback on the latest revisions to the Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents is welcome. Please send your comments with the subject line "Comments on Adult and Adolescent OI Prevention and Treatment Guidelines" to ContactUs@aidsinfo.nih.gov by May 21, 2013.
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