Treatment of relapsing Mycobacterium avium infection with interferon-gamma and interleukin-2 in an HIV-negative patient with low CD4 syndrome.

@article{Sternfeld2010TreatmentOR,
  title={Treatment of relapsing Mycobacterium avium infection with interferon-gamma and interleukin-2 in an HIV-negative patient with low CD4 syndrome.},
  author={Thomas Sternfeld and Andrea Nigg and Bernd H. Belohradsky and Johannes Richard Bogner},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2010},
  volume={14 Suppl 3},
  pages={e198-201}
}
A patient with idiopathic CD4 T-lymphopenia was diagnosed with a recurrent disseminated Mycobacterium avium infection. Because of progressive disease, treatment with interferon-gamma (IFN-γ) and interleukin-2 (IL-2) was started. The patient was successfully treated with IFN-γ-1b and IL-2 in addition to anti-mycobacterial combination therapy. To our knowledge, this is the first report of successful combination therapy with IFN-γ-1b and IL-2 in a patient with idiopathic CD4 T-lymphopenia. Short… CONTINUE READING

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