Sindrome infiammatoria da immunoricostituzione associata alla tubercolosi

Translated title of the contribution: Tuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome

Sebastiano Leone, Emanuele Nicastri, Sergio Giglio, Angela Corpolongo, Pasquale Narciso, Nicola Acone

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Abstract

The prognosis of HIV-infected patients has dramatically improved since the advent of HAART. The immune recovery associated with HAART may result in immuno-pathological reactions and clinical deterioration when HAART is initiated in patients with tuberculosis (TB). This phenomenon is defined as immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS). In this review, we summarise the epidemiology, clinical presentations and management of TB-associated IRIS.

Translated title of the contributionTuberculosis-associated immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)193-199
Number of pages7
JournalInfezioni in Medicina
Volume16
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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