Updated Opportunistic Infection Guidelines Add Info on IRIS, Hepatitis, Drug Interactions

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On May 7 the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Diseases Society of Americaannounced the release of revised Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents, updating the previous version from 2009.

The update includes:

The full Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents are available online.

The guidelines panel is accepting comments on the revision until May 21, 2013. Comments may be sent to JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING , with the subject line "Comments on Adult and Adolescent OI Guidelines."

5/9/13

Sources

National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV Medicine Association of the Infectious Disease Society of America. Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents. Updated May 7, 2013.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Updated Guidelines for the Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents Released. AIDSinfo At-a-Glance. May 7, 2013.