Bacterial infections in HIV: the extent and nature of the problem.

@article{Brettle1997BacterialII,
  title={Bacterial infections in HIV: the extent and nature of the problem.},
  author={Ray P Brettle},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={1997},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={5-15}
}
  • Ray P Brettle
  • Published 1997 in International journal of STD & AIDS
Leucopenia and neutropenia in HIV appears to be much less common than in the context of haematological malignancies although severe neutropenia (< 0.75 x 10(9)/l) occurs in as many as 70% of patients with AIDS often related to concomitant drug therapy. In addition to low numbers of neutrophils there is also some evidence of defective neutrophil function in… CONTINUE READING