HIV-1 and bacterial pneumonia in the era of antiretroviral therapy.

@article{Segal2011HIV1AB,
  title={HIV-1 and bacterial pneumonia in the era of antiretroviral therapy.},
  author={Leopoldo N Segal and Barbara A. Meth{\'e} and Anna Nolan and Yoshihiko Hoshino and William Rom and Rod Dawson and Eric W. Bateman and Michael D. Weiden},
  journal={Proceedings of the American Thoracic Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          282-7
        }
}
Community-acquired pneumonia affects approximately 4 million people in the United States, with 40,000 deaths per year. The incidence is increased about 35-fold in HIV-infected individuals, and this rate has decreased since the antiretroviral era has begun. Bacterial pneumonia has decreased from 5 to 20 cases per 100 person-years to less than 1 to 5 cases per 100 person-years in the era of antiretroviral therapy. HIV-1 infection impairs the function of neutrophils in the lung and infects CD4… CONTINUE READING
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