Opportunistic infections in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

@article{Armstrong1987OpportunisticII,
  title={Opportunistic infections in the acquired immune deficiency syndrome.},
  author={Donald Armstrong},
  journal={Seminars in oncology},
  year={1987},
  volume={14 2 Suppl 3},
  pages={40-7}
}
The acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) results in a T lymphocyte deficiency and, consequently, a susceptibility to opportunistic infections with organisms that previously were better known as causes of disease in patients with Hodgkin's disease or recipients of immunosuppressive therapy. Pneumocystis carinii, Candida albicans, and cytomegalovirus… CONTINUE READING