Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-infected patients

@inproceedings{Walker2015ImmuneRI,
  title={Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in HIV-infected patients},
  author={N. F. Walker and James E Scriven and Graeme Meintjes and Robert J Wilkinson},
  booktitle={HIV/AIDS},
  year={2015}
}
Access to antiretroviral therapy (ART) is improving worldwide. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) is a common complication of ART initiation. In this review, we provide an overview of clinical and epidemiological features of HIV-associated IRIS, current understanding of pathophysiological mechanisms, available therapy, and preventive strategies. The spectrum of HIV-associated IRIS is described, with a particular focus on three important pathogen-associated forms: tuberculosis… CONTINUE READING

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