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Opportunistic Infections - AIDS/HIV - About.com
Jan 1, 2014 ... HIV weakens the immune system, making the body susceptible to other infections . Those infections are called opportunistic infections.
Opportunistic Infections - AIDS/HIV - About.com
A collection of important resources that provide vital information about opportunistic infections, their treatment and prevention.
The Most Common Fungal Opportunistic Infections - AIDS/HIV
People with HIV must be aware of opportunistic infections. Fungal opportunistic infections can occur in people living with HIV. Here is a guide to some of the ...
Definition of Opportunistic Infection in AIDS
Jan 26, 2014 ... An infection is said to be "opportunistic" when it takes advantage of the fact that patients are immunocompromised. Opportunistic infections are ...
Viral Opportunistic Infections - AIDS/HIV - About.com
Jun 26, 2014 ... Viral infections are common in people living with HIV. Opportunistic infections can be caused by many organisms, including a virus. Here is ...
Opportunistic Infections - Pneumonia - Bacterial Pneumonia - PCP ...
Jan 1, 2014 ... Opportunistic infections, particularly pneumonia can be devastating to people living with HIV. Here is important information about bacterial ...
HIV Opportunistic Infections by Organ System - AIDS/HIV - About.com
May 27, 2014 ... An opportunistic infection develops in the presence of a compromised immune system, some of which can be "AIDS defining" in people infected ...
Opportunistic Infections - AIDS/HIV - About.com
Apr 13, 2012 ... Opportunistic infections caused by bacteria are common in HIV. Here is a guide to those bacterial opportunistic infections.
Parasitic Opportunistic Infections - AIDS/HIV - About.com
Jan 1, 2014 ... Important information about parasitic opportunistic infections in people living with HIV and AIDS. Weakened immune systems leave the body at ...
Opportunistic Infection - What is an Opportunistic Infection
Apr 8, 2009 ... For example, HIV/AIDS patients (who are immunocompromised) are prone to several opportunistic infections that are relatively harmless to ...
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