Cerebral Mycobacterium avium Infection in an HIV-Infected Patient Following Immune Reconstitution and Cessation of Therapy for Disseminated Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection

@article{Murray2001CerebralMA,
  title={Cerebral Mycobacterium avium Infection in an HIV-Infected Patient Following Immune Reconstitution and Cessation of Therapy for Disseminated Mycobacterium avium Complex Infection},
  author={Raymond W. Murray and Simon A Mallal and Candrice Heath and Martyn A French},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2001},
  volume={20},
  pages={199-201}
}
Abstract Reported here is a case of cerebral Mycobacterium avium complex infection that occurred in an HIV-infected patient, who had been treated for disseminated infection and had discontinued clarithromycin and ethambutol following a significant rise in his CD4+ T-cell count after starting highly active antiretroviral therapy. He responded well to excision of the lesion and reinstitution of multidrug therapy. Caution should be exercised when considering ceasing maintenance therapy for… CONTINUE READING
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