Human immunodeficiency virus and respiratory infection.

  title={Human immunodeficiency virus and respiratory infection.},
  author={Elizabeth A Ashley and Margaret A T Johnson and Marc Caeroos Isaac Lipman},
  journal={Current opinion in pulmonary medicine},
  volume={6 3},
Pulmonary disease remains a major problem for the 33 million individuals who are thought to be infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) worldwide. Respiratory infections are responsible for a large number of the 2 million deaths that occur each year in association with HIV disease. In countries where the majority of the population can access highly active antiretroviral therapy, morbidity and mortality rates have been cut by up to 80%. This has allowed the withdrawal of specific… CONTINUE READING
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