Preventing bacterial respiratory tract infections among persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Keller1995PreventingBR,
  title={Preventing bacterial respiratory tract infections among persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={David Warren Keller and Robert F. Breiman},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1995},
  volume={21 Suppl 1},
  pages={
          S77-83
        }
}
Bacterial respiratory tract infections occur frequently in persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and may be caused by a wide variety of pathogens. Pneumonia is the most commonly diagnosed respiratory infection in HIV-infected persons and is more common in those persons than in non-HIV-infected ones. HIV-infected persons have a much higher risk of pneumococcal disease than do noninfected controls, and disease may occur relatively early in the course of HIV infection. While… CONTINUE READING
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