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Mycoplasma Pneumoniae And Hiv

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What exactly is mycoplasma?

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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. Mycoplasma is a genus of bacteria which lack a cell wall. Without a cell wall, they are unaffected by many common antibiotics such as penicillin. Several species are pathogenic in humans, including M. pneumoniae, which is an important cause of... Read more »

Mycoplasma, pelvic inflammatory disease, HIV

Few years back I had PID due to mycoplasma. Can mycoplasma cause HIV, do I have to be concerned... Read more »

mycoplasma/aids/cfs

Hi, thank you for the reply earlier. I became interested im microbiology because I suddenly became... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV-Associated Pneumonias

Epidemiology Risk for HIV-Associated Pneumonias Symptoms Bacterial Pneumonia Pneumocystis Pneumonia Tuberculosis When to Seek Medical Evaluation Medical Evaluation Conclusion Selected Sources Respiratory symptoms, including cough,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Pfizer's Pneumonia, Meningitis Vaccine Protects Against Recurrent Pneumonia in HIV Patients

Pfizer's Prevnar 7 vaccine, which protects against pneumonia and meningitis, has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent pneumococcal infection in patients living with HIV in Malawi, according to a study published Thursday in the New England... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

CD4 Nadir Not a Predictor of Pneumonia After Starting HIV Treatment, Study Finds

A HIV-infected person's CD4 nadir prior to treatment initiation does not affect his or her risk of developing community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), according to a study presented at ID-Week 2012. Instead, prior CAP and AIDS-defining illness were... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles County Investigating Couple After Child Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Ever Having HIV Test

The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is investigating a couple for possible child endangerment after their three-year-old daughter died earlier this May of what the county coroner said was AIDS-related pneumonia, the ... Read more »
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Mycoplasma Genitalium

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Has anyone out there got any information on this STD? It seems it could possibly be responsible for some of those suffering from ARS like symptoms but chronically. The unanswered question about this infection is "can it become systemic as well as... Read more »

Pneumonia

Posted by hello123, 3 Replies
If someone with HIV had pneumonia, would they be able to recover with regular antibiotics? Thank you for reading this and please respond. Read more »

Flu or pneumonia shot ...?

Posted by srchanfrans43, 1 Reply
Anyone know if the shots still are cross reactive with antibody tests.....? If so what's the time to wait after a shot to take an antibody test ? Read more »

I need help. Is it possible to contract pneumonia

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Lately, for past month I have had random spells where I just dont feel well. Most recently I have started coughing.(last 2 days.) 2 days before the coughing started I had a constant headache for two days. I know my body because I do not get sick... Read more »