• AIDS
  • Therefore, this presumably new human herpesvirus is not solely an opportunistic infection in patients with AIDS, and the three forms of Kaposi's sarcoma may be caused by the same infectious agent. (semanticscholar.org)
  • Mycobacterium avium - intracellulare complex (MAC) is an atypical mycobacterium known to cause various infections, including osteomyelitis, in persons with HIV/AIDS. (theaidsreader.com)
  • Clinically, in patients who carry a diagnosis of AIDS, IRIS has been defined loosely as a rise in the absolute CD4 + cell count accompanied by a drop in the HIV-1 RNA level after initiation of antiretroviral therapy, with subsequent development of an inflammatory or infectious condition that cannot be explained as a newly acquired infection or expected clinical course of a previous infection. (theaidsreader.com)
  • patients
  • However, there is still paucity of studies on IRIS from countries such as Nigeria where an estimated 4500 new HIV infections occur yearly and more than 500 000 HIV-infected patients are expected to initiate HAART [ 5 ]. (panafrican-med-journal.com)
  • For the first time from Nigeria, we report 3 peculiar cases of disseminated infections due to IRIS in HIV-1 infected patients receiving HAART at Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospital, Zaria, Kaduna State. (panafrican-med-journal.com)
  • Detection of herpesvirus-like DNA sequences in Kaposi's sarcoma in patients with and those without HIV infection. (semanticscholar.org)
  • IRIS-related infections have recently become more prominent, with one study suggesting that IRIS develops in as many as 31.6% of HIV-infected patients while they are receiving antiretroviral therapy, often within the first 60 days after therapy is initiated. (theaidsreader.com)