Central nervous system immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.

@article{Bahr2013CentralNS,
  title={Central nervous system immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome.},
  author={Nathan C Bahr and David R Boulware and Suzaan S. Marais and James E Scriven and Robert J Wilkinson and Graeme Meintjes},
  journal={Current infectious disease reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={15 6},
  pages={583-93}
}
Central nervous system immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (CNS-IRIS) develops in 9 %-47 % of persons with HIV infection and a CNS opportunistic infection who start antiretroviral therapy and is associated with a mortality rate of 13 %-75 %. These rates vary according to the causative pathogen. Common CNS-IRIS events occur in relation to Cryptococcus, tuberculosis (TB), and JC virus, but several other mycobacteria, fungi, and viruses have been associated with IRIS. IRIS symptoms often… CONTINUE READING
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